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Lubbock man indicted for murder Tuesday afternoon

Leroy Mitchell (Source: Lubbock County Sheriff's Office) Leroy Mitchell (Source: Lubbock County Sheriff's Office)
LUBBOCK, TX (KCBD) -

A Lubbock man arrested late last month following a deadly shooting in east Lubbock will go to trial.

Leroy Mitchell, 56, was indicted for murder on Tuesday afternoon.

Lubbock police say Mitchell shot and killed 42-year-old Victor Hopkins near a home at East 26th Street and Ivory on April 23.

Witnesses say Hopkins was attempting to stop a fight between Mitchell and a woman when Mitchell turned the gun on Hopkins, firing twice.

Mitchell's bond is set at $1 million.

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