NACOGDOCHES, TX (KTRE) - Nacogdoches police are collecting evidence from the scene where a shooting victim was found Thursday night.
The victim, identified as Damien Wade, 18, was found at a location on Lola Street near a wooded area.
Police received a call about gunshots just before 8 p.m. Thursday in the 2200 block of Lola Street. When they arrived, they found Wade with an apparent gunshot wound.
Wade’s mother, Ieishia Wade-Sweat said her son had moved from Abilene to Nacogdoches a week ago.
To provide information on the shooting, contact the Nacogdoches Police Department at 936-559-2607.
Friday afternoon, Nacogdoches police released the following statement about their investigation:
Nacogdoches Police continue to investigate a homicide that occurred in the 2200 block of Lola St.
Police were called to the 2200 block of Lola St just before 8 p.m. Thursday March 21 in reference to a report of a shooting victim. Officers arrived to find an adult male deceased from a gunshot wound. The victim has been identified as Damien Wade, 18 years of age, from Nacogdoches, Texas.
Detectives continue to gather evidence and interview potential witnesses in their efforts to identify a suspect, or suspects in this case.
Anyone with information related to this case is encouraged to contact the Nacogdoches Police Department at (936) 559-2607. If you have information, but wish to remain anonymous, contact Crime Stoppers at (936) 560-INFO where all calls are confidential and you do not need to leave your name or number.
No arrests have been made on the shooting at this time.
This case is currently being actively investigated. Updates will be issued as information develops.