One in police custody after early morning shooting - KCBD NewsChannel 11 Lubbock

One in police custody after early morning shooting

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Heriberto Javier Gayton, 24 (Source: Lubbock County Sheriff's Office) Heriberto Javier Gayton, 24 (Source: Lubbock County Sheriff's Office)
LUBBOCK, TX (KCBD) -

One suspect is in custody after a shooting around 1:15 a.m. Friday morning.

Police say they responded to a 911 call from a victim that had been shot in the 1100 block of 18th Street.

They say the suspect, 24-year-old Heriberto Javier Gayton, 24, of New Mexico, was still on the scene when they arrived.

Emergency responders transported the victim to UMC with gunshot wounds to the shoulder and knee.

Police say Gayton was taken into custody at the scene and that the weapon was recovered.

An investigation is still ongoing.

We will continue to update you as we learn more.

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