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Tyler Police investigating fatal shooting at park

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Tyler Police are investigating a fatal shooting at P.T. Cole Park Tuesday night.

A 20-year-old black female was shot and killed around 9:41 p.m., according to Lieutenant Lee Plymail.

Plymail would not confirm any arrests in the case, although one person was seen being put into a Tyler police cruiser in handcuffs.

Precinct 1 Justice of the Peace Quincy Beavers was called to the scene to perform an inquest. As of 2:00 a.m., the Tyler Police Major Crimes Unit was still processing the crime scene.

Traffic remains blocked around the park. Police say they will continue treating this as an active crime scene throughout the night.

If you have any information about the suspects involved in this crime you are urged to contact the Tyler Police Department, at 903-531-1000, or Crime Stoppers at 903.597-CUFF (903-597-2833).

Crime Stoppers will pay up to $1,000 for information that leads to the arrest and charges filed against the suspects in this case.

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