According to a release from the Lufkin Police Department, authorities are investigating the shooting death of a Lufkin man that took place overnight in the 3300 block of Lotus Lane.


Around 2:30 a.m., officers were called to Green Meadows Apartments (formerly known as Lotus Lane Apartments) for a report of a man who had been shot. Officers arrived at the complex to find that the man was already deceased as a result of a gun shot wound to the chest. Investigators said the shooting occurred following a disturbance inside apartment 13A.

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The shooter has not been apprehended and remains at large, however, officers do not believe there is any danger to the public at this time. The suspect is described as a black male wearing a grey hoodie.

The incident remains under investigation. Anyone with information is asked to call the Lufkin Police Department at 936-633-0356 or contact Crime Stoppers at 936-639-TIPS. All tips are confidential and may lead to a cash reward.


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