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Victim says shooter was determined to 'have it out' with police

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Jeremy Moor, 32 (Source: Lubbock Police Department) Jeremy Moor, 32 (Source: Lubbock Police Department)

We're learning more details about the shooting that sent LPD Officer Timothy Varner to the hospital on Saturday.

Police say when they arrived outside the Salvation Army family services shelter at 17th & Avenue K, 32-year-old Jeremy Moor was in a truck holding another man at gunpoint.

The victim told police that Moor put a .40 caliber weapon against his stomach and said, "I'm not going to let them take me in. I'm going to have it out with them."

The victim says he also smelled alcohol on Moor's breath.

Investigators say Moor had been drinking and had refused to take a breathalyzer test, which the Salvation Army requires of anyone wanting to stay at the shelter.

When Officer Varner arrived on the scene, gunfire was exchanged, and both the officer and Moor were shot multiple times.

Varner was shot at least once in the leg and in the shoulder but he is continuing to recover. Varner was released from UMC on Monday afternoon.

Moor is now in the Lubbock County Detention Center after being charged with two counts of aggravated assault and one count of attempted capital murder.

Jeremy Moor was last arrested in August of 2012 for being a felon in possession of a firearm. According to the court documents, he pled guilty to the charges in March of 2013 and was given eight years probation as part of the plea deal.

Stay with KCBD online and on the air as the investigation continues.

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