On the morning of Sunday, August 7th, yet another Lubbock man was the victim of a seemingly random shooting.
Police responded to a call of shots fired near East 42nd Street and Avenue A a bit after 2:30 a.m. There they found 22-year-old Brandon Lloyd suffering from a gunshot wound. He was transported to University Medical Center and was later pronounced dead.
Investigators have determined that Lloyd and an additional unnamed victim were in the area when shots were fired from an unknown suspect in their direction. Lloyd was the only one struck.
No information is known about the suspect or the reasoning behind the shooting at this point. If you have any information, police urge you to call Crime Line at 806-741-1000. Callers can remain anonymous, and information that leads to an arrest may be eligible for a reward of up to $5,000.