Burglary suspect shot and killed in Central Lubbock

Published: Sep. 22, 2022 at 6:02 AM CDT|Updated: Sep. 22, 2022 at 7:04 PM CDT
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LUBBOCK, Texas (KCBD) - Police are investigating a Wednesday night shooting in Central Lubbock that left a burglary suspect dead.

Just after 11:00 p.m., officers responded to a shots fired called in the 1500 block of 50th Street. Police found 27-year-old Joe Anthony Flores with serious injuries. He was taken to Covenant Medical Center where he later died.

Investigators believe Anthony was attempting to burglarize a building when he was approached by the owner. It appears Anthony and the owner got into a fight before the owner shot Anthony.

No other injuries were reported and no arrests have been made. The shooting remains under investigation.