Suspect in TTU football player shooting turns himself in to police

24-year-old Asia Devine Jackson (Source: Lubbock County Detention Center)
24-year-old Asia Devine Jackson (Source: Lubbock County Detention Center)
Updated: Apr. 28, 2019 at 12:18 PM CDT
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LUBBOCK, TX (KCBD) - 24-year-old Asia Devine Jackson has been charged with aggravated assault with a deadly weapon in connection with the shooting that seriously injured Texas Tech redshirt freshman defensive lineman John Scott III.

LPD responded to multiple calls of shots fired at the Park East Student Living Apartments in the 1800 block of Glenna Goodacre around 6 p.m. Saturday. The found 19-year-old John Scott with serious injuries.

A second victim, 19-year-old Kiana Pipkins, with minor to moderate injuries, had left the area after the shooting and was located in the 900 block of Avenue S. Both victims were taken to the hospital for treatment.

Police tell us the shooting followed a fight that involved several people at the pool of the apartment complex. At some point the fight escalated and a gun was drawn. The suspect fired multiple shots, striking Pipkins and Scott. Investigators and officers quickly identified Jackson as the suspect and issued a warrant for aggravated assault.

Police say Jackson turned himself in around 11:30 a.m. Sunday.

John Scott remains at UMC in critical condition, Kiana Pipkins has been released.

We’ll continue to update this story as details are released.

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