Suspect Arrested in Overnight Drive-By Shooting - KCBD NewsChannel 11 Lubbock

11/9/07

Suspect Arrested in Overnight Drive-By Shooting

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A man is recovering after being shot in the leg during a drive by shooting in east Lubbock.

Witnesses told police that someone in a maroon car shot at the man around 12:40 a.m. Friday outside of a home in the 2400 block of East 7th Street. Later, Lubbock Police arrested Airickson Tavar Nelson, 29, in the 2900 block of E. Baylor.

The victim, Markus Smith, 21, was hit below his right knee. He was taken to the hospital with minor injuries. His condition is not being released.

Authorities say the two men had been fighting over a woman.

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