Man killed after Wednesday night Central Lubbock shooting

Police ask for public’s help in identifying suspect

Man killed after Wednesday night Central Lubbock shooting

LUBBOCK, TX (KCBD) - One man is dead and police are searching for the two men suspected of killing him Wednesday night inside a Central Lubbock apartment.

Police were called around 11:20 p.m. to the Lubbock Square Apartments at 4602 50th St. with a “shots fired” report. They arrived to find 20-year-old Tyshaun Bates with life-threatening injuries.

Bates was taken to a local hospital and was later pronounced dead.

An initial investigation by police found two black men entered his apartment and got into a fight with Bates. During the course of the fight one of the suspected murderers fired at Bates with a gun and hitting him.

At this time the Lubbock Police Department and members of the Texas Anti-Gang Center are helping investigate. LPD has not released a full description of the suspects, yet.

Those who have any information on this shooting are asked to call LPD’s Crime Line at 806-741-1000. Callers can remain anonymous and can be eligible for a cash reward.

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