17-year-old victim identified from late-night Lufkin shooting
Police asking for tips in ongoing investigation
LUFKIN, Texas (KTRE) - Lufkin police are investigating the death of a teenager whose body was found in a driveway Tuesday night.
The victim was identified as Christopher “Lil Chris” Rogers, 17, of Lufkin.
Rogers was found shot to death in his driveway at the 700 block of Rowe Ave, according to Lufkin Police.
Around 11:54 p.m., officers were dispatched to reports of three gunshots from an abandoned home on Treadwell Avenue, before a vehicle took off toward Williams Street at a high rate of speed.
According to a news release, a caller flagged down officers and directed them to a driveway near the intersection of Culverhouse Street and Rowe Avenue, across from Collins Chapel CME Church.
“We still working to determine who are suspects are, what the motive was,” City of Lufkin Communications Director Jessica Pebsworth said. “We just don’t have those pieces of the puzzle at this point. Which is why it is so important that anyone with information come forward.”
The investigation is ongoing.
Anyone with information on the investigation is asked to contact the Lufkin Police Department at (936) 633-0356 or Crime Stoppers at (936) 639-TIPS (8477).
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