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Tyler Police investigating shots fired

1:40 AM UPDATE: From the Tyler Police Department:

On Tuesday, February 7, 2012, at approximately 8:30 p.m. officers responded to the 800 block of Pinkerton in reference to someone with a gun and shots being fired at this location.

Upon arrival officers discovered that subjects living in the 800 block of Pinkerton had possibly been in a disturbance with several subjects at the gas station at 5th and Golden prior to the incident.  The suspects followed them to the 800 block of Pinkerton where one subject pulled a gun on them, pointing it at them and then firing several shots in the air, before leaving the area. 

The suspects were described as several white males driving a light blue Ford Taurus and a blue convertible Camaro.  Officers searched the area, but failed to locate the vehicles.   

The incident is still under investigation at this time.


Tyler police are on the scene of a shots fired call in the 800 block of South Pinkerton Drive.

Right now, officers are interviewing residents.

We're told ambulances have left the scene, but it is not known at this time if anybody was hit by the shots.

We have a crew on the scene and will have more information for you on KLTV 7 news at 10pm.

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