UPDATE: Victims identified in Tyler dice game shooting, robbery
POSTED: Tuesday, September 25, 2012 - 12:06pm
UPDATED: Tuesday, September 25, 2012 - 3:23pm
TYLER — UPDATE (10:30am Tuesday): The two victims involved in the shooting that occurred at Cambridge Apartments are identified as Kendrick Harper, B/M, age 24, of Dallas, Texas and Brandon Rainwater, B/M, age 24, of Cedar Hill, Texas.
The two victims stated that they were asleep in their vehicle at the rear of the complex around 3:30 a.m. this morning when the suspect opened their car door and told them to give him everything they had. The suspect fired a gun into the vehicle several times striking Rainwater in the leg and Harper in the head, shoulder and wrist.
The suspect is described as a B/M wearing a black and white shirt. There is no further information about the suspect at this time.
Anyone with information about the suspect involved in this crime is urged to contact the Tyler Police Department, at 903-531-1000, or Crimestoppers at 903-597-CUFF (903-597-2833). Crimestoppers will pay up to $1,000 for information that leads to the arrest and charges filed against the suspect in this case or any felony case.
ORIGINAL STORY (6:30am Tuesday): Tyler Police tell KETK two men were shot in the 3000 block of Old Omen Road this morning while they were sitting in a parking lot.
The victims tell police they had just finished a dice game when an unknown man walked up and began shooting at them.
The two men then drove to a local hospital for treatment where they are expected to make a full recovery.
The investigation is on-going. Anyone with information about this case is asked to call the Tyler Police Department at 903-531-1000.