Police investigating shooting at ETX club that left one person in critical condition
Released by the Palestine Police Department:
Palestine Police responded to a disturbance at Club Tangeria located in the 200
block of Saltworks Road. Police went to the location after the report of a man
being shot at this location.
Police and EMS arrived
on the scene and found the victim on the ground in front of the club. Initial
information from witnesses indicated that the victim had been sitting in a car
in front of the club at the time of the shooting. Witnesses also reported that
a midsize car drove by and three to four shots rang out. The victim was hit in
the arm and abdominal area. The victim was transported to a Tyler hospital by
air. The victim was listed in critical but stable condition as of 9:00am Sunday.
The victim was from
the Fort Worth area. The victim's name will not be released due to the nature
of the crime and his family being notified.
Police have talked
with several witnesses to the incident and will be following up on several
leads concerning this matter. "There are other people that we will be looking
to speak with over the next few days." says Sgt. James Muniz.
The investigation is
still in the initial stages and there is more work that must be completed.
There has been no arrest at this time. Detectives from the Palestine Police
Department will be looking to talk with one person of interest as early as this
information given to police early in the investigation, there were several
possible witnesses to the shooting. Police are asking that anyone with
information concerning this matter please call Sgt. James Muniz at
903-7331-8477 or Crimes Stoppers at 903-729-TIPS (8477).