Seven people shot at Lubbock motel, suspect escapes

LUBBOCK, Texas (AP) - Police are searching for a suspect after investigators say seven people were shot while on the balcony of a West Texas motel.
 
Lubbock police say the gunfire happened late Monday night during an argument between an armed man and some people standing on a second-story balcony of the Villa Town Motel.
 
A Lubbock police statement says all of the victims suffered injuries not believed to be life-threatening. Six remained hospitalized Tuesday.
 
Investigators say the suspect allegedly had been at a nearby bar and restaurant prior to the shootings. Police say the man got into a verbal altercation with the victims. Police didn't immediately say what prompted the argument.
 
Investigators say the suspect fled following the shootings.

© 2017 Associated Press


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