Multiple Shootings & A SWAT Standoff Happened in Lubbock on Friday
On Friday, December 17th, there were reports of multiple different shootings and a SWAT standoff even took place in Lubbock.
The SWAT team was called to assist with a situation regarding an armed man in the 6200 block of 62nd Street. The call started just before 7:30 p.m., and by 8:19 p.m., a suspect had been taken into custody. KAMC News reports that the name of the suspect and possible charges had not been made available.
Earlier in the day, at around 3 p.m., one person was said to have been seriously injured in a shooting in the 1300 block of 24th Place. Police responded to the area after receiving a shots fired call. No further information has been given in relation to this incident.
Then, at around 8:51 p.m., Lubbock Police responded to another shots fired call in the 700 block of East Ursuline. KAMC News reports that one person was taken to University Medical Center by private vehicle. There was apparently some indication that the victim might have been a child, but their current condition is unknown.
This article will be updated with new information as it's made available.