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Reward offered for information about Friday morning murder of Mederrick Harper

One person was killed after a shooting in Central Lubbock on July 10.
One person was killed after a shooting in Central Lubbock on July 10.(Michael Cantu KCBD)
Updated: Jul. 10, 2020 at 12:10 PM CDT
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LUBBOCK, Texas (KCBD) - A reward of up to $5,000 is being offered for information about the Friday morning murder of Mederrick Harper. Anyone with information should call Crime Line at (806) 741-1000. Crime Line callers can remain anonymous.

A suspect was captured on nearby surveillance camera after a fatal shooting that happened near...
A suspect was captured on nearby surveillance camera after a fatal shooting that happened near 42nd and Ave. Q on July 10, 2020.(Lubbock Police Department)

Police were called just after 12:03 a.m. Friday near 42nd Street and Avenue Q. Harper was found in that area with serious injuries.

43-year-old Maderrick Harper
43-year-old Maderrick Harper(Lubbock Police Department)

He was taken to University Medical Center, where he later died.

Police are currently looking for a suspect who they say was a passenger in a dark Chevrolet or GMC extended cab truck.

An investigation into the shooting continues. Police say there is no other information is available at this time.

Harper was named a person of interest in a shooting which happened on June 18, 2020 in the 1700 block of 9th Street. The shooting was being investigated as an aggravated assault after the victim in that case, a 57-year-old male, was seriously injured. That man, identified as Samuel Florex, died a few days later in the hospital.

Samuel Flores died after being a victim of an aggravated assault, shooting that happened on...
Samuel Flores died after being a victim of an aggravated assault, shooting that happened on June 18, 2020.(GoFundMe)

The police reports says they found Harper bleeding from his left hip. EMS and Lubbock Fire placed a tourniquet around his left leg and placed him on a stretcher before taking him to UMC.

A witness told police he heard at least three gunshots in the area.

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