Suspect Arrested for Double Shooting in Gaines County

Published 04/23 2014 05:08PM

Updated 04/23 2014 05:15PM

Alfredo Aguirre, image from Gaines County Sheriff's Department
Alfredo Aguirre, image from Gaines County Sheriff's Department
LUBBOCK, TX -- The man sought for shooting two people Sunday morning in Gaines County has been arrested according to the Gaines County Sheriff’s Department.

A written statement on Wednesday said Alfredo Aguirre, 53, was arrested Tuesday for two counts of aggravated assault with a deadly weapon. Late Sunday morning deputies were dispatched to the report of one person being shot.

“Deputies discovered two gunshot victims on the property,” the written statement said.

A 54-year-old man and a 29-year-old man were shot. The 29-year-old man has been released from University Medical Center. The 54 –year-old has improved from critical condition to serious.

“Pending further investigation, the names of the victims will not be released at this time,” the statement said.

Prior to Aguirre’s arrest he was described as “armed and dangerous.” He remained in the Gaines County Jail Wednesday afternoon in lieu of bonds totaling $100,000.

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