Breaking News
More () »

Newswest 9 | Midland, Texas | newswest9.com

Midland man injured in drive-by shooting

The victim was shot while stopped on a roadway after it sounded like his tire blew.
Credit: The Apopka Voice

MIDLAND, Texas — On Jan. 15, Midland police responded to a call in the 3600 block of W. Wall St. in reference to a gunshot victim.

The unknown victim was traveling westbound on Bankhead highway around 10:30 p.m. when suddenly it sounded like his tire blew out.

After the victim stopped the car in the roadway, a driver of an unknown vehicle drove past him and began shooting at the victim's vehicle.

The victim was shot and transported to Midland Memorial Hospital, where he is listed in critical, but stable condition.

MPD says the suspect's vehicle is described as a dually dark colored truck, possibly brown. It also has a light bar on top.

The investigation is on-going and updates will be provided as they come in.

If you have any information you are asked to call MPD at 432-685-7108 or Midland Crime Stoppers at 694-TIPS.