Ella Apartments Shooting Leaves 14-Year-Old Dead; Shooter Unknown
A shooting at the Ella Apartments in Lubbock left a 14-year-old boy dead.
Lubbock police officers responded to a shots fired call at roughly 11:22 p.m. the night of Wednesday, June 9th, 2021. Officers arrived at the Ella Apartments, located in the 1100 block of 58th Street, and found a 14-year-old boy with a life-threatening gunshot wound.
That boy, now identified a Dequavion Traylor, was transported by EMS to University Medical Center where he was later pronounced dead.
Police believe that Traylor was involved in a fight right up until the shooting occurred. What that fight was about or how many people were involved either isn't known or wasn't specified in police reports. There were no witnesses on the scene to help police paint a better picture of what happened.
Police actually said in reports that they still don't know the identity of the person responsible for the shooting and are asking for the public's help.
While the Metropolitan Special Crimes Unit is still investigating this shooting, you can call in information relating to the case for a possible cash reward. Anyone with information is asked to call Crime Line at 806-741-1000 or Detective Thomas Bonds at 806-775-1489.
Any information that leads to an arrest may be eligible for a $5,000 reward. Crime Line callers can remain anonymous.