Shooting victim's condition improves - KCBD NewsChannel 11 Lubbock

7/18/09

Shooting victim's condition improves

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LUBBOCK, TX (KCBD) - The Lubbock man shot in an early morning car chase Friday is now in good condition.  Edward Lee, 22 suffered a gunshot wound to the chest following a car chase between Lee, his passenger and three men in a pickup truck.

Police tell NewsChannel 11 the incident started at Fast Eddie's at University and south Loop 289.  Lee left there with a friend, when he noticed the three men in a pickup truck. Police say they were doing something that alarmed Lee who followed them to 50th and University.

That's when one of the men in the pickup got out, and broke one of Lee's windows with his fist, then got back in the truck. Lee continued to follow the pickup while calling police and giving the suspect's license plate number.

In the 1900 Block of 71st Street, one of the men walked towards Lee's car and shot him in the chest.  Police arrested three men, Philip Oxford, Justin Crouch, and Bobby Furr who they believe were in the truck.

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7/17/09
Early morning shooting puts 3 men behind bars
One Lubbock man remains in critical condition Friday after an early morning shooting. Edward Lee, 22, was shot in the chest Friday morning following a car chase between Lee and three men in a pickup truck. NewsChannel 11's Katie Bauer has the story.

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