Lubbock Police Searching for Suspect in Sunday Apartment Shooting
The Lubbock Police Department is investigating a shooting that occurred Sunday morning (Feb. 7) at a South Lubbock apartment complex.
Around 6:30 Sunday morning, Patrol officers were dispatched to the Garden Apartments located at 1346 65th Drive after reports of a shooting. When officers arrived, they found one victim with multiple gunshot wounds.
The shooting victim, later identified as Gary Bolton (27), was transported to University Medical Center where he is listed as in critical condition.
According to law enforcement the shooting transpired after a home invasion.
The suspect reportedly forced his way in to Bolton’s apartment building and followed the victim upstairs before committing the shooting.
Bolton managed to get to safety by jumping out out of a second story window and found help to call 911.
At this time, Lubbock police say they do not have a suspect in custody.
Anyone with information on this case is asked to call Crime Line at 741-1000.