Two gunshot victims, three arrests after shooting in Walmart parking lot, LPD said

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[image of Andrew Morales provided by the Lubbock County Jail]

LUBBOCK, Texas– Lubbock Police revealed more details to EverythingLubbock.com about an overnight shooting that left two people injured and three suspects arrested.

According to police, an officer was in the area on an unrelated call, heard shots fired and began checking the area. A car stopped in front of the officer, the driver exited the vehicle and told the officer he was shot. The victim said the suspects were driving a brown Trailblazer.

The victim sustained multiple gunshot wounds, and the officer performed lifesaving measures until he was taken to University Medical Center, police said.

The crime scene related to the shots-fired call was later located in the Walmart parking lot at 1911 Marsha Sharp Freeway.

While police worked the scene, information was received about another gunshot victim who showed up at UMC.

When another officer was en route to UMC, a person was walking from the hospital. Police verified the person was a suspect related to the shots-fired call.

According to police, two juveniles males were arrested and so was Andrews Morales III.

Read the full summary of the incident from Lubbock Police below:

Summary: An officer was in the area on an unrelated call and heard shots fired and began checking the area. While completing his checks, a car stopped in front of her and the driver exited the vehicle and advised he had been shot and the suspects were driving a brown Trailblazer.

The victim sustained multiple gunshot wounds to various parts of his body. The officer performed life saving measures on the victim until he was transported to UMC for his injuries.

The crime scene related to the shots fired was later located in the Walmart parking lot.

While working this scene, information was received about a subject who showed up to UMC with a gunshot wound. An officer arrived at UMC and was able to locate the brown Trailblazer involved in the shots fired.

An additional officer, who was en-route to assist at UMC, located a subject walking from UMC who was possibly related to the call. The officer was able to verify this subject was also related to the initial shots fired call.

There were three arrests as part of this call. Two juvenile males, and 22-year-old Andrews Morales Jr. III.

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