Lubbock Police Investigate Early Morning Altercation
Detectives with the Persons Crimes Unit are investigating an early morning altercation where two people were taken to the hospital with serious injuries.
At around 2:20 a.m. on Friday, LPD received a call that shots had been fired in the area of 2800 Juniper Avenue. No victims or suspects were located, but officers were able to locate a crime scene where an altercation had taken place.
As the investigation continued, a male with possible stab wounds arrived at Covenant Medical Center by a private vehicle.
A second male who appeared to have been shot was picked up by EMS in the area of 19th Street and Avenue A.
Preliminary information indicates that the individuals had gotten into some sort of altercation. It had turned physical and resulted in a shooting and stabbing.
Detectives continue to investigate the circumstances surrounding the case.