Sheriff’s office investigates shooting Monday

The Hockley County Sheriff’s Office is investigating a shooting that occurred Monday in the 6800 block of E. Highway 114.

According to Ray Scifres, Hockley County Sheriff, personnel was advised of a disturbance in the 6800 block of E. Highway 114 Monday afternoon. Information indicated an individual had possibly been shot at a residence in the area. Deputies located a male subject who had sustained a gunshot wound near the abdominal area and was later transported to University Medical Center in Lubbock to be treated for a non-life-threatening injury.
Scifres said the incident is under investigation and the involved parties are cooperating with law enforcement. He said at this time, no information regarding the identity of the suspects or victims will be released as investigators are working to piece together the incident.

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