Woman Shot Outside Central Lubbock Residence Sunday Morning; Police Investigating

LUBBOCK, TX (NEWS RELEASE) - At approximately 5:20 this morning, Lubbock police officers responded to a shooting in the 1900 block of 42nd Street. When officers arrived they found a 25-year-old female victim lying on the ground with an apparent gunshot wound.

The victim was taken by ambulance to Covenant Medical Center with life threatening injuries.

Officers quickly secured the scene and began to search the immediate area for additional victims or possible suspects. No other injuries were reported and the suspect had fled the scene before officers arrived.

Officers with the Person Crimes Unit were called to the scene due to the seriousness of the victim’s injuries.

Initial information gathered at the scene indicates the male suspect pulled up to the residence in a car. The victim and suspect got into some sort of an altercation and multiple shots were fired. The suspect then fled the scene.

The circumstances surrounding the shooting are under investigation.

(News release from the Lubbock Police Department)

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