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One injured in shooting

September 20, 2011

Big Spring Police Department Crime Scene Investigator Wayne Jones marks shell casings left behind during Monday afternoon’s shooting in the 700 block of Lancaster as evidence. A local 19-year-old sustained gunshot wounds to both legs in the altercation, according to police officials. (HERALD photo/Thomas Jenkins)

The Big Spring Police Department is investigating a shooting that wounded at least one person in the 700 block of Lancaster Monday afternoon.

Officers were dispatched to the 700 block of Lancaster shortly after 2 p.m. Monday on a report of shots fired with at least one person hit, according to Sgt. Tony Everett, public information officer for the BSPD.

“As officers arrived (at the scene of the shooting) they were notified by dispatch that a victim with gunshot wounds had arrived at the emergency room (at Scenic Mountain Medical Center) by private vehicle,” Everett said.

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