Temple police are investigating a drive-by shooting that left a man severely injured early Tuesday morning.

Cody Weems, Public Relations Coordinator with the City of Temple, reports that officers were dispatched to Baylor Scott & White Medical Center around 12:56 AM in reference to a shooting victim.

Officers were told the victim had been shot in his vehicle near the intersection of South MLK Jr. Drive and South 24th St. The shot was reportedly fired from another vehicle.

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The victim sustained life-threatening injuries. His name had not been released as of early Tuesday afternoon, and the circumstances of the crime were still under investigation.

Police are asking anyone who may have information about this shooting to contact them at (254) 298-5500. Anything you may have seen or heard could be helpful to investigators.

You can also submit an anonymous, confidential tip to Bell County Crime Stoppers at (254) 526-TIPS (8477), bellcountycrimestoppers.com, or via the P3Tips app. You do not have to give Crime Stoppers your name, and a tip leading to an arrest could net you a cash reward of up to $1,000.


Sadly, this is not the only local shooting under investigation. Killeen police are searching for a suspect after a man was shot multiple times early Sunday morning at the Spot Bar & Restaurant at 10540 South Fort Hood Rd.

The shooting occurred shortly before 2:18 AM, and police believe the suspect to be the man below, captured on surveillance footage at the scene.

Again, if you have any information that could help investigators bring the shooter to justice. you're asked to contact Crime Stoppers.

Image Courtesy of Killeen Police Department

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