Teen Wanted for July 4 Shooting After Dispute Over Cell Phone

LUBBOCK, TX - Lubbock Police asked for for the public’s help early Thursday evening to locate Alex Jordan Flores, 19.

“Flores is wanted for aggravated assault in connection to a shooting at the Park Apartments on July 4th, 2017,” police said.

A police report said, “[the victim] was in the process of selling [Flores] a cell phone when the two started to argue via cell phone.”

A witness told police that Flores and others then showed up in person in the 5400 block of 50th Street, and there was a fight. The witness also said Flores was told that the victim, identified in the police report as Andrew Ramirez, did not have a gun.

According to a police report, the witness said, “all of a sudden he heard a very loud noise that appeared to have been a gunshot.”

Flores was described as approximately 5’07” tall and 170 pounds.  He was described as having brown hair, brown eyes and a scar on his eyebrow.

Police also described him as armed and dangerous.

Anyone with information regarding Flores’ location was asked to call Crime Line at 806-741-1000.


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