Lufkin Police investigating shooting at Courtyard Apartments

LUFKIN, TX (KTRE) - LUFKIN, TX (KTRE) - Lufkin Police are investigating a shooting in which one person was shot in the face, following a group fight.

According to Sgt. David Thomas, police were trying to track down a suspect vehicle following the 1:30 p.m. shooting at Courtyard Apartments on Third Street.

The victim was being treated for injuries, which were not considered to be life-threatening, at a Lufkin hospital.

Thomas said a group of people were fighting at the complex and sometime during the fight, someone pulled out a gun and fired it, injuring a black male.

Police would not release the name of the victim, but said he was in his late 30s.

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