Temple police looking for suspect after teen was shot

Posted at 3:35 AM, Jun 08, 2016
and last updated 2016-06-08 12:01:53-04

A teenager was dropped off at a hospital with a life-threatening injury after a shooting early Wednesday morning in Temple.

The shooting happened just before 1 a.m. in the 1900 block of South 5th Street near West Avenue R.

Lt. Brad Hunt says multiple people were standing in the driveway of a house in that block when someone fired a gun several times.

A 17-year-old boy was shot in the leg.

Hunt says the teen was either carried by someone or he walked himself from the house to a car across the block on W Avenue T. He was then dropped off at Scott and White Memorial Hospital, where he had to undergo surgery.

He lost a lot of blood, Hunt said.

The suspect or suspects have not been found.

Contact the Temple Police Department at 254-298-5500 or the Bell County Crime Stoppers at 254-526-TIPS if you have any information that could help police.

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