A shooting this afternoon sends an East Texas man to the hospital. Police believe it happened around 2:45 p.m. Wednesday at a home at the 1900 Block of West Shaw Street in Tyler. Police say the man who had been shot drove himself to the hospital. Police were later told of reported gun shots in a Southwest Tyler neighborhood, which led them to the house on Shaw Street.
"This is a known address for narcotics activity," said Officer Don Martin, Tyler Police Department. "We don't know if any narcotics related to the shooting. It's all under investigation." Police continue to search the area around the house. They do not know how the man was shot at this time.