Lubbock Police investigate deadly shooting overnight

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Lubbock Police responded to reports of shots fired in the 2600 block of 39th Street around 11:45 p.m. on Tuesday. Officers found a man lying in the road, already dead.

LPD said the area near 39th Street and Akron was blocked off while investigators look for any evidence of what led to the shooting. 

Police later provided an update, saying, “The deceased male has been identified as 25-year-old Chance Chavez. The circumstances surrounding the shooting remain under investigation by the Metro Special Crimes Unit.”

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