Lufkin Police are continuing the investigation into a shooting that
occurred earlier this evening on Locke Street.
The shooting victim is a 17-year-old man. He is being taken
to an out-of-town hospital for surgery.
He is expected to recover, according to preliminary reports
from the hospital.
Neighbors in the 400 block of Locke Street and Locke Alley
reported hearing a fight before several shots rang out. The suspect fled the
The victim was taken by private vehicle to a local hospital
and we were contacted by hospital staff around 6:20 p.m.
Anyone with information on this incident is asked to call
the Department at 936-639-0356 or 936-639-TIPS.
Public Relations Specialist
Lufkin Police Department