Lufkin PD: Man robs craps players, shoots 1 in hip

LUFKIN, TX (KTRE) - Detectives with the Lufkin Police Department are looking for suspect in an aggravated robbery that occurred at a residence in the 800 block of Miller Street late Tuesday night. Three men were robbed at gunpoint, and one of them was shot in the hip.

According to the police report, the three men were shooting dice at one of the men's home when an unknown black man approached them and brandished a handgun. The suspect allegedly stole their cash and cell phones before fleeing on foot.

Evidence found at the scene showed that the suspect fired two rounds. One of the rounds struck one of the victims in the hip.

"The victim was alert and able to walk, and the wound was not believed to be life threatening," the police report stated.

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