Temple Woman Shot During Fight on South 11th Street
Police are investigating after a woman was shot in the shoulder on South 11th Street Thursday evening.
Officers responded to a home in the 1500 block of S. 11th around 8:10 p.m. There, the victim said she and her boyfriend had gone to the home to retrieve some property and found that a woman and man were already there. The woman appeared to be upset and was reportedly crying, so the victim exited her vehicle to speak with her. The male suspect then reportedly became upset and began arguing with the victim.
The victim's boyfriend then became concerned and exited the car, after which he was struck in the head by the male suspect. The distraught woman then attacked the victim for reasons unclear. As the two women were fighting, the male suspect reportedly apprached with a gun and shot the victim in the shoulder.
The shooter and the other woman fled the scene in a small, silver pickup truck, heading east on West Avenue M.
The victim was transported to Baylor Scott & White Hospital with non-life threatening injuries.
Anyone with information about this shooting is asked to please contact the Temple Police Department at 254-298-5500 or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-729-TIPS. Information submitted to Crime Stoppers is confidential, callers may remain anonymous, and any tip leading to an arrest may be eligible for a cash reward of up to $1,000.