Third arrest made in drive-by shooting

18-year-old Deangiilo Hill (Source: Lubbock County Detention Center)
18-year-old Deangiilo Hill (Source: Lubbock County Detention Center)
17-year-old Treveon Tyler (Source: Lubbock County Detention Center)
17-year-old Treveon Tyler (Source: Lubbock County Detention Center)

Provided by Lubbock Police Department

Malachi Peppers, 17, is now charged with aggravated assault in connection to the June 5th drive-by shooting at 37th Street and Avenue U that injured a 16-year-old female.

Through the investigation, Peppers was identified as a suspect. Today, detectives secured an aggravated assault arrest warrant that was served at the Lubbock County Detention Center where Peppers has been since June 7th for unrelated charges.

This marks the third arrest in connection to the drive-by shooting. On June 7th, 18-year-old Deangiilo Hill and 17-year-old Treveon Tyler were arrested for aggravated assault.

This case remains under investigation by the Lubbock Police Department Persons Crimes Unit.