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Two men shot after being released from Bell County Jail

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Posted at 4:10 PM, Nov 19, 2019
and last updated 2019-11-19 17:41:25-05

BELTON, TX — Authorities are investigating after two men who were walking on Loop 121 after being released from Bell County Jail were shot.

Belton Police and a DPS Trooper responded to a shooting call around 2:50 p.m. at the Avenue O and Loop 121 intersection.

Both men sustained non-life threatening injuries. One man was shot in the shoulder and transported to Baylor Scott & White Medical Center. The other was grazed in the chest and refused medical treatment.

The shooter fled the scene in a dark-colored sedan, possibly a Nissan Maxima.

Belton PD says the investigation is ongoing.