At least one person was reportedly injured in what police suspect was a drug-related shooting on Fuller Street Wednesday evening. The injured person, who police are not identifying at this time, was reported to be in stable condition from non life-threatening injuries at a Tyler hospital, according to Sulphur Springs police investigators.
Sulphur Springs Police Department at approximately 6:45 p.m. February 5, 2020 received multiple 911 calls in reference to multiple gunshots at the Spring Valley Apartments in the 800 block of Fuller Street. Emergency callers reported one person had been shot, police reported Thursday morning.
SSPD Lt. Rusty Stillwagoner released this statement Thursday morning. “Officers arrived on scene and applied first aid to the shooting victim until EMS arrived. We are not releasing the victim’s name at this time. The suspects in the shooting had already fled the scene in what witnesses say were two different vehicles. Officers received conflicting witness accounts on the makes, model and color of the suspect vehicles.”
The injured person was transported to CHRISTUS Mother Francis Hospital in Tyler. SSPD investigators were told he was in stable non life-threatening condition.
Police investigators were reported to still be in the early stages of the investigation.
“Investigators are still gathering information on this crime. Witnesses lead investigators to believe this crime was drug related,” the SSPD release states.
Sulphur Springs Police investigators are asking that anyone who has information call Detective Jason Reneau at SSPD at 903-439-3832 or Crime Stoppers at 903-885-2020. Crime Stoppers will pay a reward for information leading to the arrest and conviction of suspects in this case. Callers to Crime Stoppers can remain anonymous.
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