TEXARKANA, TEXAS – The Texarkana, Texas Police Department are investigating a shooting at the 13 Hermanos Carniceria, a store located in the 2300 block of New Boston Road.
According to witnesses, three young black male juveniles entered the store at about 7:30 this evening and said they wanted to buy a bag of chips. One of the three then pulled a gun and shot the 36 year old store employee once in the chest. The suspects fled on foot toward the Beverly Neighborhood.
The victim was transported to Wadley Regional Medical Center by LifeNet. His condition is not known at this time.
It is not clear at this point if this was a robbery attempt or not. However, that has not been ruled out.
Information is extremely limited at this time but detectives are on scene at this time. As more information can be released on this case, I will provide supplemental releases.
If you have any information about this crime or may have been in the area at that time and saw something, please contact the Texarkana Police Department at 903-798-3116 or CrimeStoppers at 903-792-STOP.