Nacogdoches police: 19-year-old man shot in face

Victim listed in stable condition

Nacogdoches police: 19-year-old man shot in face
Pictured is the house where a 19-year-old Nacogdoches man was shot in the face. (Source: KTRE Staff)

NACOGDOCHES, TX (KTRE) - A 19-year-old Nacogdoches man survived a gunshot wound to his face Wednesday night after a shooting incident on Perry Drive.

According to a press release from the Nacogdoches Police Department, NPD officers were dispatched out to a home in the 600 block of Perry Drive at about 6:50 p.m. Wednesday in reference to a gunshot victim.

When they got to the scene, they found a gunshot victim. The man, who was later identified as Zackary Wright, was suffering from a single gunshot wound to the face. Wright was taken to Nacogdoches Memorial Hospital and later transferred to a Tyler hospital.

According to the press release, Wright is listed in stable condition.

Source: KTRE Staff
Source: KTRE Staff (Source: KTRE Staff)

“At this time, it appears the suspect was outside the residence and discharged a firearm multiple times into the residence, striking the victim, and then fled on foot,” the press release stated. “There were multiple persons seen outside the residence just moments before the shooting that officers are currently seeking to identify.”

While the NPD officers were at the scene, another resident of that area told them that he saw multiple males approaching his nearby residence. The victim stated that one of the suspects fire a gun in his direction and fled on foot, the press release stated.

Source: KTRE Staff
Source: KTRE Staff

No arrests have been made at this time, and the case is still under investigation.

“Anyone with information about this shooting is encouraged to contact the Nacogdoches Police Department at (936) 559-2607,” the press release stated.

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