Suspect arrested after allegedly shooting woman in Tyler motel room

Suspect arrested after allegedly shooting woman in Tyler motel room
The woman was shot inside a room in the La Quinta in Tyler. (Source: KLTV/Julian Esparza)

TYLER, Texas (KLTV) - Tyler police officers responded to a shooting in a motel Friday night.

The call came in at around 9:45 p.m. When police arrived, they found a woman in a room at the La Quinta Inn at 1601 WSW Loop 323 had been shot. She was taken to the hospital with life-threatening injuries. The woman is in stable, but critical condition, according to Tyler police.

A man tried to flee the scene, but police caught him and arrested him. They say there is no threat to the public.

No word yet on how the victim and suspect are connected or what led up to the shooting.

Tyler police officers responded to a shooting in a motel Friday night.
Tyler police officers responded to a shooting in a motel Friday night. (Source: KLTV/Julian Esparza)

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