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Gun shots heard near Kilgore College

Gun shots heard near Kilgore College

POSTED: Monday, March 4, 2013 - 11:15pm

UPDATED: Tuesday, March 5, 2013 - 4:05pm

KETK has just confirmed with Kilgore police that gun shots were heard near Kilgore College.

At this time Kilgore Police are on the scene.

Details are slim at this time but we will continue to update you as more information becomes available.



Kilgore Police have told KETK that at this time there are no injuries but it is still under investigation.



The gun shots were fired on Houston Street, north of Kilgore College.

Police are still investigating.



Kilgore Police released a press release saying:

Monday night at 8:17 p.m., Kilgore Police responded to Houston and South Street north of Kilgore College.

Numerous 911 calls were received reporting sounds of gunshots.

Officers located witnesses who told them a fight had occurred earlier on the Kilgore College Campus involving two students.

The same two students had later fought in an alley way off of Houston Street.

During the fight, two individuals displayed handguns and began firing them.

The two suspects seen shooting handguns were described as two black males that possibly attend Kilgore College.

They left in a tan 1990's Chevrolet Caprice; a dark green Chevrolet Suburban or Tahoe with large wheels, and a older Chevrolet Monte Carlo.

Kilgore police found many shell casings from different handguns.

Fortunately there were no one was injured and there was no damage to any property.

At this time Kilgore Police are working with Kilgore College Police in order to find everyone involved.

Authorities are asking for any information that can be provided. If you have any information contact Kilgore Police at 903-983-1559 or Gregg County Crimestoppers at 903-236-STOP.

Crimestoppers is anonymous and anyone with any information may be eligible for a monetary award.

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