Man shot in Dollar General parking lot drove himself to hospital

Published: May. 17, 2023 at 3:33 PM CDT
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LUBBOCK, Texas (KCBD) - A man injured in a shooting over the weekend reportedly drove himself to the hospital after being shot.

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On Saturday around 1:15 p.m., police were called to the Dollar General at 9604 University for reports of a shooting.

Upon arrival, they spoke with several witnesses who claimed two people arrived at the location, exited their vehicle and then shot into another vehicle, according to a police report. The two suspects then returned to their car and drove away. The car with the shooting victim also drove away from the scene.

Security footage provided by the store showed the altercation.

Officers arrived at Covenant Medical Center and found the shooting victim. He had been shot in his upper right arm and right side. He told police he did not know the two people who shot him. He stated he “got scared” and drove himself to the emergency room.

Police stated he was in stable condition after the shooting.