Lubbock man indicted, charged with February shooting

Lubbock man indicted, charged with February shooting
Derek Davila, 36 (Source: Lubbock County Detention Center)

LUBBOCK, TX (KCBD) - 36-year-old Derek Senovio Davila was indicted by a Lubbock Grand Jury on Tuesday, charged with aggravated assault, causing bodily injury with a deadly weapon.

Police were called to the 1600 block of 59th Street around 3:30 a.m. on Feb. 28.

They found a man who had been shot in the chest. The man was sweating and hyperventilating.

The victim said he had been shot and managed to lose his attacker after a short chase. The victim named Davila as the man who shot him before he was taken to UMC for treatment.

Officers spoke to the resident at the home where the shooting took place. The resident didn't know the suspect, but said the victim was in the house when Davila arrived and knocked on the door.

Davila and the victim went outside and started arguing. The resident said Davila shot the victim, who then took off running westbound on 60th Street.

Davila is also charged with evading in a vehicle and felon in possession of a firearm, after a previous conviction for burglary of a habitation.

Davila is currently in the Lubbock County Detention Center, held on a bond of $255,500.

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