The suspect, believed to be in his late teens, pulled a handgun from under his jacket and ordered the motorist out of the vehicle.
The event will feature discussion regarding crime prevention awareness led by Lubbock Police Chief Roger Ellis and Criminal District Attorney Matt Powell, and will feature live music, and free food and beverages.
The hit and run accident occurred at the United Supermarket at 4th Street and Slide Road on Friday, September 13th at around 3:10 p.m.
The vehicle sustained minor damage, and the employee was not injured.
Prosecutors claim that Thomas Michael Dixon, a plastic surgeon from Amarillo, paid Shepard three silver bars valued at around $3,000 each to kill Sonnier. Sonnier was dating Dixon’s ex-girlfriend.
John Hood was hit by a 2013 Dodge Avenger that was traveling east on 4th Street.
The vehicle is described as a blue Nissan pickup with a large Dallas Cowboys star sticker in the rear window. The sticker appears to be on the driver’s side of the window.
The threat reportedly originated in the food court area of the mall.
The victim was taken to an area hospital, where he died as a result of his injuries.
Lubbock Police will close Indiana Avenue at 81st Street on Sunday morning from 9 a.m. until noon to continue their investigation.