Tyler police investigate reported shooting in parking lot of Hunter’s Glen Apartments

Emergency officials tend to injured victim on sidewalk.
Emergency officials tend to injured victim on sidewalk.(Source: KLTV Staff)
Updated: Sep. 21, 2020 at 9:58 AM CDT
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TYLER, Texas (KLTV) - Police are investigating a reported shooting that left at least one person injured in the parking lot of a Tyler apartment complex.

Tyler police were called Monday at 1:45 a.m. to Hunter’s Glen Apartments in the 5100 block of Sweetbriar Lane. Police report the caller reported her husband saw a person pulling on the door handle of their vehicle in the parking lot. The caller stated her husband ran after the suspect and she heard gunshots.

One of the neighbors who lives closest to the scene told KLTV he heard three gunshots. He said when he came outside he saw one man on the ground yelling, “you got me,” to another man holding a gun.

When our crews arrived at 2 a.m., one man was being treated by first responders. He was loaded onto a stretcher and taken away by ambulance. Police confirm the 17-year-old man was shot multiple times and his injuries are non-life-threatening. Police said he had a shotgun injury to his right hand.

Police place markers at the site of at least two shell casings following a reported shooting.
Police place markers at the site of at least two shell casings following a reported shooting.(Source: KLTV Staff)

At least two shell casings were flagged in the parking lot by Tyler police while several officers interviewed witnesses who heard the shots.

Tyler Police detectives arrived to question witnesses and those involved in the case. This is still an active investigation. If anybody has information pertaining to this case please contact the Tyler Police Department at 903-531-1000 or Tyler-Smith County Crime Stoppers at 903-597-2833.No word on how the incident started or if anyone is facing charges.

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