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Man dies from injuries after Sunday night shooting near 25th & S

Published: Jun. 5, 2022 at 8:39 PM CDT|Updated: Jun. 6, 2022 at 4:14 PM CDT
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LUBBOCK, Texas (KCBD) - One person seriously injured in a Sunday night shooting in Central Lubbock, Sunday night has died of his injuries, according to Lubbock Police.

Lubbock PD said 39-year-old Steven Colon was taken to UMC with serious injuries after the shooting in the 1700 block of 25th Street, near 25th & Avenue S. The call came in just before 8 p.m.

The LPD Major Crimes unit responded to the scene and found Colon lying in the yard. Police say early indications are there was a civil disturbance at the location prior to shots being fired.

Police tell us three suspects pulled up in an SUV, one began arguing with Colon and brandishing a firearm. One of the suspects shot from inside the vehicle and Colon was struck by gunfire.

Colon was pronounced deceased at UMC on June 6. The Metropolitan Special Crimes Unit is now taking the lead in this investigation.

The investigation is ongoing.

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