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Police looking for suspects that shot man at Copperas Cove store

Posted at 11:53 AM, May 12, 2020
and last updated 2020-05-12 12:53:02-04

Police are looking for suspects that shot a man on Monday.

On May 11, 2020, at approximately 10:40 p.m., Copperas Cove Police responded to a report of a gunshot victim at the Family Food Mart, located at 2011 Urbantke Lane, Copperas Cove, TX.

Upon arrival, Officers located a male victim who had been shot.

The victim was identified as an employee of the store. The victim reported three male suspects wearing masks and long-sleeved clothing came into the store and demanded money.

One of the suspects brandished a black semi-automatic pistol. The victim indicated he was walking toward the door, when the suspect with the pistol shot him. The suspects fled the scene on foot in a northwesterly direction.

While obtaining information from the victim, Officers provided emergency medical treatment until EMS arrived. He was subsequently transported, in stable condition, to Baylor Scott & White Hospital in Temple.

The Copperas Cove Police Department is continuing to investigate this incident. If you have additional information on this case (2020-1533), please call the Copperas Cove Police Department at (254) 547-8222 or Crime Stoppers at (254) 547-1111. Copperas Cove Crime Stoppers needs your help to solve this case and identify the offender. If you have information about this case or know the identity of the offender, Crime Stoppers needs your call today. Crime Stoppers pays up to $1,000.00 in cash for clues if your information leads to an arrest and prosecution. No one will ever ask your name. Any information you may have on this case or about the offender(s) is very important. Call Crime