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Lufkin Police Probe Shooting of Teen Victim
Lufkin, Texas

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 scene.

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.

Jessica Pebsworth

Public Relations Specialist

Lufkin Police Department