Update: Police investigate reported shooting late Saturday morning in East Lubbock

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The Lubbock Police Department is investigating an incident that lead to a shooting late Saturday morning in East Lubbock.

The incident was reported in the 2500 block of East 50th Street before 11:00 a.m.

Police said one person was shot and transported to University Medical Center with life-threatening injuries. 

The Lubbock Police Department released the following information late Saturday afternoon:

Lubbock Police Officers were called to 2520 East 50th Street (U-Haul) at 10:51 a.m. Saturday, July 21st, following reports of a disturbance at the business.

At this time it appears the initial 911 call was to request police presence to assist in the removal of a male who entered the business and refused to leave. It appears after the initial call was placed, the male then attempted to assault one of the employees, at which point the employee shot the male.

The male was transported to UMC with life-threatening injuries.

An investigation by the Persons Crime Unit is underway.

This article will be updated as we receive additional updates from LPD. 

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