Tyler PD releases name of victim injured in shooting near downtown Tyler
POSTED: Friday, March 14, 2014 - 12:33pm
UPDATED: Monday, March 17, 2014 - 9:38am
Tyler (KETK) — On Friday, Tyler police officers responded to the scene of a reported shooting near downtown Tyler.
According to the Tyler Police Department, at noon, Gregory Rolling, 19, of Tyler, was shot once by an unknown suspect at an apartment complex in the 700 block of South Kennedy. He was taken to a local hospital for non-life threatening injuries. The bullet entered the victims head in the front and exited the top area without ever piercing his skull, police said.
Authorities are searching for the gunman in the area. He is believed to be a Hispanic male, who is 6' to 6'1" and weighing 180 to 200 pounds. Witnesses on scene reported seeing three black men with guns at the victim's apartment. It is unclear who the suspect(s) are at this time.
A motive has not been declared by investigators.
If anybody has any information on this crime they are urged to call the Tyler Police Department at (903) 531-1000 or Tyler Crime Stoppers at (903) 597-CUFF (2833).