PALESTINE, TX (KLTV) - Detectives with the Palestine Police Department are investigating a shooting incident that occurred near W. Reagan and S. Jackson Street Monday night in which a 34-year-old man was shot multiple times.
According to a press release, Palestine PD officers responded to a report of shots fired in the area of W. Reagan and S. Jackson Street at about 9 p.m. Monday.
A short time later, the police department got word that a man had been brought in to the Palestine Regional ER with multiple gunshot wounds. The victim, who was later identified as Carlos Scott, of Palestine, was flown by helicopter to Tyler for further treatment of his injuries.
After they searched the area, Palestine PD officers determined that the shooting incident occurred outside a home in the 900 block of San Jacinto Street.
The investigation is still ongoing.
"The Palestine Police Department is seeking information related to this incident. Anyone with information is urged to contact Sgt. David Kassaw at (903) 731-8482 or the Palestine Police Department at 903-729-2254," the press release stated. "Information can also be submitted anonymously by texting PALPD, then the tip to 847411."