Update, victim identified in South Lubbock shooting investigation


Updated for new information including the victim's name.


LUBBOCK, Texas– A shooting in South Lubbock left one person with serious injuries. Authorities responded to a call of a possible shooting at the 2700 block of 108th Street just after midnight Thursday.

Police confirmed that the victim suffered serious but non-life-threatening injuries from a gunshot wound. The victim was transported to Covenant Medical Center by a private vehicle, police said.

After this story was first published, police provided an update saying the name of the shooting victim was Dustin Lee Martinez.

According to Lubbock Police, initial investigation determined that there had been an altercation between a suspect and Martinez, which ended with the victim getting shot. Police set up a perimeter around the shooting location but did not find the suspect at the scene.

The investigation was ongoing as of Thursday afternoon.

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