Tyler shooting victim released from hospital, not expected to press charges
POSTED: Monday, March 17, 2014 - 9:47am
UPDATED: Monday, March 17, 2014 - 2:52pm
Tyler (KETK) — The victim of a Friday morning shooting has been released from a local hospital and is not expected to press charges, police said.
Gregory Rolling, 19, of Tyler, was shot once in the head by an unknown person(s) at an apartment complex in the 700 block of South Kennedy, near downtown Tyler. He was rushed to a local hospital where he was treated and released on a later date.
The victim was not fatally injured after the bullet entered the front of his head and exited the top area without piercing his skull, according to the Tyler Police Department. Law enforcement has not identified a suspect in this case.
Authorities did receive conflicting reports of the possible gunman as a Hispanic male or three black men. It is not clear who could have been responsible.
Investigators have not declared a motive.
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).