Police identify man hospitalized after shooting near UT-Tyler
POSTED: Monday, September 24, 2012 - 12:20pm
UPDATED: Monday, September 24, 2012 - 12:56pm
Tyler, TX — Authorities have released the name of a man who is in stable condition this morning after being shot in the chest early Sunday near UT-Tyler.
The victim has been identified as Tarrington Joiner, 21, of Tyler, according to the Tyler Police Department. Officials say he was shot at the intersection of Patriot and University.
Joiner and two friends were allegedly in a dispute that night at Outlaws Club on Hwy. 110 South, but then left.
Shortly before 2:30 a.m., authorities believe several men riding in a tan Dodge Durango with large rims pulled up next to Joiner’s vehicle on Patriot and fired several rounds at him. Joiner was hit by one bullet in his chest. The victim's friend jumped into the driver’s seat and took him immediately to a local hospital. He is currently in stable condition.
Anyone with information about the suspects involved in this crime is urged to contact the Tyler Police Department, at 903-531-1000, or Crimestoppers at 903-597-CUFF (903-597-2833). Crimestoppers will pay up to $1,000 for information that leads to the arrest and charges filed against the suspects in this case or any felony case.