LPD identifies victim in shooting near Executive Inn hotel, suspect not found

Local News

LUBBOCK, Texas– Lubbock Police were still searching for a possible suspect after a shooting that occurred near a Central Lubbock hotel Tuesday night.

Officers responded to a shots-fired call just before 11:00 p.m. at the Executive Inn, 4401 Avenue Q.

The victim, later identified as Joe Sanchez, 38, was walking away from the hotel with a woman who was not publicly identified by police Wednesday.

According to police, the suspect caught up to Sanchez and the woman in the parking lot of Crest Tire. Sanchez and the suspect began a physical altercation, and the suspect shot Sanchez in the head, police said.

According to police, Sanchez was taken to the University Medical Center for non-serious injuries.

CLARIFICATION: The story has been clarified as to the location.

Copyright 2022 Nexstar Media Inc. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed.

Local News

More Local News

News Highlights

Don't Miss

Event Calendar