Conflicting stories under investigation after shooting death of Lubbock teenager, police said

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9300 block of Elgin Avenue (Nexstar/Staff)

LUBBOCK, Texas — Lubbock Police said a teenager died after a shooting in the 9300 block of Elgin Avenue early Thursday morning.

Police later provided an update and identified the victim as Salena Quezada.

The police desk initially described the shooting as an “accidental discharge” of a firearm. However, later in the day, a police spokesman said after further investigation, the nature of her death was not yet confirmed, and officers have received conflicting stories.

An LPD statement said:
Lubbock Police responded to a call for service for shots fired at 12:02 a.m. June 17 in the 9300 block of Elgin Avenue. One person was transported by EMS to University Medical Center and was declared deceased. Investigators are currently on scene.

This story was updated Thursday afternoon based on new information.

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