Shots fired in Longview; witnesses say 2 people hit

Posted by Kelly Hefelfinger - email

Around 8:30 Wednesday night, Longview Police were called out to the 800 block of East Melton Street.

Witnesses tell KLTV 7 at least 10 shots were fired.

Ambulances took 2 people to the hospital. Right now, their names have not been released, but police say one of the victims' injuries are life threatening.

One suspect is in custody, but his name has not been released.

Now, Longview Police also tell us another shooting happened a short distance away on Mockingbird Lane.

However, officers say that shooting was a suicide and is not related to the shooting on Melton.