POSTED: Monday, August 4, 2014 - 12:47pm
UPDATED: Monday, August 4, 2014 - 3:37pm
Greenville, Texas (KETK) — The Greenville Police Department is investigating an early morning murder at a local apartment complex.
At about 12:54 a.m. on Monday, the Greenville Police Department received a call of shots fired in the 5000 block of Joe Ramsey Blvd at the Galleria Apartments.
Officers arrived at the scene and found a woman holding a man who had been shot. Officers learned the witness heard gunfire and went to the parking lot to investigate. The witness saw the victim being attacked and then shot. The witness noticed a person leave the south side of the apartment complex. The witness went to help the victim after the gunman left.
Officers determined the victim lived at the Galleria Apartments. Officers have reason to believe the victim was robbed. The victim was identified as John Estes, 41, of Greenville.
Anyone with information regarding this homicide should call the Greenville Police Department at (903) 457-2900 and/or Crimestoppers at (903) 457-2929.