Lubbock Homeowner Shoots & Kills Suspected Burglar
Lubbock police officers were called to the 3500 block of 38th Street Wednesday night (Dec. 26th) for reports of shots fired. The report came just before 10 p.m.
Officers located a male with a gunshot wound upon arrival. He was transported to UMC with serious injuries, and was later pronounced deceased. Later, Lubbock Police Department confirmed his identity: 43-year-old Oliver Perez.
Initial reports indicate the male was attempting to burglarize vehicles and homes in the area when he was shot by a homeowner.
An investigation is ongoing.
The story above has been updated.