UPDATE: Deceased victim identified in Tyler shooting

UPDATE: Deceased victim identified in Tyler shooting

POSTED: Monday, July 1, 2013 - 1:01pm

UPDATED: Monday, July 1, 2013 - 10:31pm

UPDATE (12:57 p.m.): Tyler Investigators have identified the deceased victim as Rodney Earl Walker, 52, of Tyler.

Walker’s body will be sent to Southwest Institute of Forensics in Dallas for an autopsy.

The male suspect, 39, of Tyler, is currently in a local hospital in critical condition for an apparent attempted suicide. His identity is being withheld at this time.

Investigators have determined that the two subjects have known each other for some time.

This case remains under investigation.

ORIGINAL: One man is dead after a shooting early Monday morning in Tyler.

According to the Tyler Police Department, the shooting occured around 3:00 a.m., along East First Street.

When officers arrived they found the body of a man who had been shot.

Police say they have a suspect, but no names are being released at this time. 

KETK will bring you more details as this story develops.

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