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Witnesses: Multiple gunshots heard near Hwy 31 in Kilgore; motorists should avoid area

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Over a dozen law enforcement vehicle on scene on Highway 31 Over a dozen law enforcement vehicle on scene on Highway 31
A DPS helicopter circling the area where the incident was reported A DPS helicopter circling the area where the incident was reported
KILGORE, TX (KLTV) - Multiple law enforcement agencies are responding to an incident near the intersection of Highway 31 and Old Texas 135 in Kilgore.

Several witnesses tell KLTV they heard multiple gunshots fired in the area. Please use extreme caution if you are near that location - motorists are encouraged to avoid the area.

Crime scene tape has been placed near the bridge over Rabbit Creek, northeast of the intersection.

At least two ambulances and over a dozen law enforcement vehicles are on scene, including the Gregg County Sheriff's Office, Kilgore Police Department and Texas Department of Public Safety troopers. A DPS helicopter is also in the area assisting police.

KLTV has a crew on the scene. We will continue to bring you the latest information as it becomes available.

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