UPDATE: Name of victim in Tyler morning shooting released

UPDATE: Name of victim in Tyler morning shooting released

POSTED: Friday, December 24, 2010 - 11:37am

UPDATED: Saturday, December 25, 2010 - 10:37pm

UPDATE: Police now say that the victim of the shooting at a car wash on West Gentry this morning is a 15 year old Longview girl.

Tyler police tell us that the girl, Nicole Cartwright, was not involved with the shooter. "She was just unfortunate enough to be standing nearby", they tell us.

The incident is under investigation.


Tyler Police tell KETK that one person is dead in an overnight shooting at a Tyler car wash.

Tyler Police Sergeant Matt Smyser says around 1:30 a.m. officers answered a disturbance call meant for Williams Chicken on West Gentry. While en route shots were fired and when police arrived, a victim was found across the street at a car wash on West Bowe.

The victim was taken to East Texas Medical Center, where they later died from a single gun shot wound.

The victim's identity is being withheld at this time.

Investigators are interviewing neighbors and witnesses at this time. Stay tuned to KETK as we update you on this story.

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