Police respond to shooting, one injured, near 73rd and University

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LUBBOCK, Texas — Lubbock Police were called to the report of a shooting in the area of 73rd Street and University shortly after noon Wednesday.

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Police said one person was taken to University Medical Center. A witnesses who was driving the car said the victim was shot once in his waist, but the injuries did not appear to be life-threatening.

Multiple officers responded nearby to 76th and Akron Avenue. Police were seen interviewing witnesses. Officers were also seen searching a restaurant parking lot at 76th Street and University Avenue. Multiple officers were also seen searching the area of 74th and Avenue U.

Witnesses said five Monterey High School students were off-campus for lunch. A car pulled up near the student’s vehicle and the passenger in the car began to shoot. The kids pulled over and called for help.

Witnesses said the shooting was specifically targeted at the young person who was shot. Witnesses said they believe both the driver and suspected shooter were in a white Camaro.

Roughly four hours after the shooting, police provided and update saying the name of the victim was Antwan Telford, 17.

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