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Waco PD investigates late night shooting that left victim paralyzed

Posted: 10:27 AM, Sep 05, 2019
Updated: 2019-09-05 15:36:03-04
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WACO, TX — Police are searching for two suspects after a man was shot in the neck while sitting in his car on Wednesday night in Waco.

At 11:40 p.m., Waco PD responded to the shooting at 5100 Hawthorne where they discovered the victim.

After investigating, police said the victim, 28-year-old William Akeem Smith, was shot in his neck while sitting in his car and suffered a paralyzing gunshot wound.

Police describe the suspects as one light-skinned black male and one dark-skinned black male.

Police say the victim was taken to a local hospital and admitted.

No arrests have been made and the investigation is on-going.