Tyler police say man shot in chest, leg outside transmission shop knows suspect

Tyler police say man shot in chest, leg outside transmission shop knows suspect
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TYLER, Texas (KLTV) - One person was injured during a shooting at a vehicle transmission shop in Tyler.

Tyler Police responded to the call outside the Mr. Transmission building on West Erwin Street around 12:30 a.m. Thursday. According to Tyler police, a victim called 911 to report he had been shot in the chest. When police arrived, they found him at the location, and he had a gunshot wound to the chest and leg. He was taken to UT Health for treatment.

Police say they are not sure why the victim went to the transmission shop.

Police also say the suspect and victim knew each other. Detectives are still investigating the incident.

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