Tyler police search for suspect in early morning shooting

Tyler police search for suspect in early morning shooting

TYLER, Texas (KLTV) - Tyler police are investigating an early morning aggravated assault that injured at least one person.

According to Tyler police, one person was shot at the 2500 block of West Erwin Street, near the intersection of Chandler Highway, just before 1 a.m. Tuesday.

The 24-year-old victim was taken to the hospital and has been released.

A trail of blood could be seen along the main driveway of the apartment complex.

Tyler police say the suspect fled the scene on foot. Officials have not released that person’s identity.

At about 4:00 a.m., Tyler police released the following statement about the shooting:

On Tuesday, June 18th, 2019 at approximately 12:46 am, Tyler Police responded to a possible shooting call at 2506 W. Erwin St. Upon officer’s arrival, they located a 24 year-old male in the parking lot suffering from a gunshot wound to the leg. Officers unsuccessfully searched the area for a suspect who was observed fleeing the scene on foot. The victim was transported from the scene by EMS to UT Health Northeast where he was treated and released. Tyler Police detectives were called to the scene and are currently conducting an investigation into the incident.

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