Lufkin PD releases video of suspect who shot, killed customer in dollar store robbery

Lufkin PD releases video of suspect who shot, killed customer in dollar store robbery

LUFKIN, TX (KTRE) - Lufkin police have released video of a suspect who robbed a store and shot and killed a customer.

The shooting happened late Friday night at the Dollar General on Kurth Drive in Lufkin.

Police say that at 9:51 p.m., the suspect entered the store, demanded money and shot a customer who was standing at the register at the time. Surveillance video shows the man jumping on top of a counter and pointing a gun at a person.

The suspect later fled on foot toward Loop 287 into a wooded area, according to a store clerk.

The Lufkin Police Department describes the suspect is described as a slender, black male, about 6 feet 2 inches tall, with a light complexion. He was wearing a neon green Halloween mask, a grey hoodie and light-colored blue jeans.

To provide information on the case, call the department at 936-633-0356 or Crime Stoppers at 936-639-TIPS if you wish to remain anonymous.

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