UPDATE: Police release name of victims in Longview shooting

UPDATE: Police release name of victims in Longview shooting
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POSTED: Thursday, August 2, 2012 - 12:08pm

UPDATED: Thursday, August 2, 2012 - 12:11pm

UPDATE: The victims from the Cloud Nine shooting on July 26 have been identified as Joshua Pierce, 23, and Adrian Parker , 26, both of Longview.


ORIGINAL REPORT: Two people were rushed to a local hospital after a shooting early Thursday morning in Longview.

At around 2:15 a.m., officers responded to reports of shots fired in the 1100 block of West Marshall Avenue. When police arrived at the scene, they saw a car speed away from the area. Witnesses told authorities there were several men who were involved in a dispute that culminated in a shooting.

Witnesses say two men were injured. Officers found one victim, a 26-year-old, and had him taken to a local hospital. He last known condition was serious. The other victim, a 23-year-old, was taken by private vehicle to a local hospital with serious injuries.

Police later found the vehicle they saw leaving the scene, but no arrests have been made at this time.

If anyone has information on this case they are asked to contact Detective David Cheatham at 903-237-1147. If the tipster wishes to remain anonymous they can also contact Gregg County Crimestoppers at 903-236-STOP(7867) or submit a tip online at www.greggcountycrimestoppers.org.

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