LPD searching for suspect who fired shots at officer

LPD searching for suspect who fired shots at officer
Lubbock police (Source: Lubbock police)

LUBBOCK, Texas (KCBD) - The Lubbock Police Department received a call Monday morning at approximately 5:50 a.m. in reference to a vehicle burglary in the 4700 block of 45th Street.

When the initial officer arrived on scene, he located the suspect vehicle and attempted to perform a traffic stop. The driver of that vehicle failed to stop and a short pursuit ensued.

During the pursuit, the front passenger of the suspect vehicle fired multiple shots at the officer’s patrol unit. The patrol unit was struck and disabled, but the officer was not injured.

A short time later, the suspect vehicle was located abandoned in the 3900 block of 36th Street.  The driver and passenger fled on foot.

The investigation is ongoing at this time.

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