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Longview PD releases name of suspect in May 7th shooting

Longview PD releases name of suspect in May 7th shooting
Longview Police Department

POSTED: Wednesday, May 8, 2013 - 1:08pm

UPDATED: Wednesday, May 8, 2013 - 1:10pm

Authorities have arrested Christian Sibley, 19, of Longview in connection with the shooting of two men.

On Tuesday at 1:35 p.m., Longview Police Officers received several calls that a shooting had occurred.

Police were notified that two people had been taken by private cars to Good Shepherd Medical Center.

When officers arrived at Good Shepherd, they located both male victims that had been involved in the shooting.

According to statements made, Officers were able to determine that the shooting occurred in the 1200 Block of Lorin Drive. Reports received from both men and other witnesses, showed that the victims, identified as Christian Sibley,19, and Rashaad McCray ,20, both of Longview, were involved in an altercation inside the residence of the location.

Both subjects produced weapons and began firing their guns at each other. Both men were shot during the exchange of gunfire.

Christian Sibley was placed under arrest, and while being escorted to an awaiting patrol car, he broke free from police, and attempted to escape custody. He was located approximately five blocks from Good Shepherd and taken back into custody with no further incident.

He was taken to Gregg County Jail and charged with Unlawfully Carrying a Weapon and Escape from Custody, both of which are Class A misdemeanors.

 McCray was treated and released from the hospital. The investigation into this sho

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