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Man Is Robbed At Gunpoint At An East Texas Hotel

A man is robbed at gunpoint inside in his hotel room. Longview police said the incident happened around midnight (June 21st) at the Guest Inn on 605 North Access Road.

Police said the victim told them he was standing outside on his balcony when the robber, armed with a handgun, forced the victim back into his room. He then made the victim get into a bathtub and began searching the room.  At one point the robber came back into the bathroom and demanded more money. The victim then got out of the bathtub and began to fight with the robber when he was shot several times.  The robber then fled the room.

The victim was taken to a local hospital and was treated for non-life threatening injuries.

Anyone having information about this shooting is asked to contact the Longview Police Department at 903.237.1110 or Gregg County Crime Stoppers at 903.236.STOP.

Posted by Kathy Vitale, 5pm News Producer

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