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Waco PD investigating Thursday afternoon shooting, suspect apprehended

Posted at 5:42 PM, Aug 12, 2021
and last updated 2021-08-13 15:06:42-04

The Waco Police Department has arrested one in a Thursday afternoon shooting that injured one woman.

According to Waco PD, a call came in at around 3 p.m. about the victim who was suffering from a gunshot wound to her arm.

Officers and SWAT were dispatched to the 1700 block of Flint. The shooting suspect led officers to a brief standoff. A negotiator began speaking with the suspect in an attempt to have him leave his residence. The suspect did surrender at around 3:30 p.m.

The suspect has been identified as 55-year-old John Tubbs of Waco. At this time the motive of the shooting has not been determined.

According to Waco PD, the female victim was taken to a hospital. She is expected to recover. Her name is not being released at this time, and the investigation is ongoing.