Temple Police Investigating Early Morning Shooting

July 21, 2015

This morning, at 1:24 AM, Temple Police Officers responded to a residence in the 700 block of S. 51st Street in reference to a report of a male bleeding. The complainant reported an unknown male subject had come to the house asking for help.

Responding officers found a 37 year old man had been shot several times with a handgun. The victim was transported to Baylor Scott and White Hospital for treatment of the non life threatening injuries.

Officers located evidence the incident occurred near S. 51st Street and S. General Bruce Drive. At this time the suspect’s identity has not been determined. Detectives from the Temple Police Department’s General Investigations Unit are handling the investigation, and are attempting to determine the events that led to this shooting.
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Detectives are asking if anyone knows who is responsible for this shooting or has information about this about this shooting, they are asked to contact Bell County Crime Stoppers at 1-800-729-TIPS (local 254-526-TIPS), www.bellcountycrimestoppers.com or text BELLCO along with the tip to 274637. Text HELP to 274637 for help with the tip or text STOP to 274637 to stop the tip. All information is confidential and callers will remain anonymous, if your tip leads to the arrest of the suspect responsible for this crime you could be eligible for a reward up to $1,000 in cash.

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