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Man arrested in connection to June shooting in Temple

Posted at 11:36 PM, Jun 07, 2020
and last updated 2020-07-27 11:40:16-04


The Temple Police Department has arrested 22-year-old Daekwon Ricks in connection with the June 7 shooting at Meadowbend Apartments

After an investigation, a warrant was issued for Ricks' arrest on July 10 for aggravated assault.

Ricks was arrested July 25 during a traffic stop in the 500 block of West Avenue H.


One person is in the hospital after a shooting outside an apartment complex in Temple.

Officers responded to the Village at Meadowbend Apartments in the 2700 block of Martin Luther King Jr. Drive around 9:15 Sunday night.

They arrived to find a man in the parking lot who had been shot.

The victim was taken to Baylor Scott & White Medical Center - Temple.

Officials say the man's injuries are not believed to be life-threatening.

No suspects have been identified yet.

If you have any information, please contact the Temple Police Department at 254-298-5500.