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Waco Police Department investigating multiple overnight shootings including one fatal

Posted at 8:08 AM, Aug 17, 2020
and last updated 2020-08-17 09:08:25-04

WACO, TX — Throughout the night, the Waco Police Department worked multiple shootings to include 1 fatal shooting.

The first call came in shortly before 12:30 am Monday night when officers received a call from a male at the corner store at N. New Rd and Bosque Blvd.

When officers arrived, they located the male victim who had told officers he had been shot at a different location and drove to the store to get help. Investigators are working to identify a suspect in this case.

Unfortunately, the second shooting ended fatally. Officers received this call at about 1:40 am at N. 34th St. and Brooke Cir. Officers were originally dispatched to a traffic crash after a vehicle had reportedly crashed into a pole.

When officers arrived on-scene, they located a 23-year-old male driver who was unresponsive. While on-scene, officers soon realized that the driver of the Hyundai sedan had been shot in the upper torso.

He was transported to a local hospital but was later pronounced dead. The name of this victim will be withheld at this time.

In reference to the third shooting, officers were sent originally to the area of the 1000 blk of N. 34th St. on a Discharge of a Firearm call.

While searching the area of that call, a second call came into dispatch of a suspicious person with what was found to be a gunshot wound at N. 36th and Grim.

This male victim has been transported to a local hospital as well. These two calls came in at about 6:15 am. Investigators are also working on identifying a suspect in this case.

At this time, there has not been a suspect identified in any of the 3 shootings and it is unknown by investigators if any of these shootings are related.