UPDATE: Police looking for suspects in shooting near Longview High
POSTED: Wednesday, November 9, 2011 - 12:48pm
UPDATED: Thursday, November 10, 2011 - 9:38pm
Longview, TX — UPDATE: Police are still seeking suspects in a Wednesday Longview shooting on the city's northside, but they say the victim has been released from the hospital.
Authorities tell KETK the victim was on his way to make a deposit with company money from the night before.
The man was traveling on Skyline Drive when three young men stopped his vehicle and ambushed him, shooting the driver in his upper body.
The victim sped away to a nearby Austin State Bank. His condition is unknown.
Officials describe the suspects as three black males, wearing black clothing and in their late teens or early twenties.
A Gregg County DPS helicopter is now in the air searching for suspects.
A K-9 unit is also conducting a search on the ground.
Officials have blocked off Kathy Street at the intersection of Skyline Drive.
Police are investigating a possible shooting in North Longview less than a half mile from Longview High School.
Officers are looking for as many as three male suspects. One person has been shot.
The victim was on Airline Road when the shooting occurred, according to Longview police spokeswoman Kristie Brian.
The victim then drove to a nearby Austin Bank parking lot.
Access to Airline Road is blocked from Loop 281.
Check back here for more details as the situation develops.