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Temple Police investigating shooting on East Young Avenue

Posted at 8:50 PM, Jan 16, 2021
and last updated 2021-01-19 17:56:06-05

UPDATE: The victim of Saturday evening’s shooting has succumbed to his injuries, according to police.

The victim is identified as 38-year-old Roderick Keith Harris. Next of kin have been notified.

This case is still under investigation.


A man is in the hospital Saturday after a shooting near East Young Avenue.

Temple Police officers responded to a shooting Saturday evening in the 600 block of East Young Avenue.

Officers were dispatched to a shots-fired call at about 7:45 p.m.

A single male victim was transported to Baylor Scott & White Medical Center-Temple with a gunshot wound, according to police.

No suspects have been identified at this time.

Temple Police say the circumstances of this incident are under investigation.