Man shot on the way to drug deal Tuesday night


A man was shot in his car in the parking lot of a Lewisville apartment complex on Halloween night at about 11 p.m.  The shooting occurred near the leasing office of Somerset Apartments, 256 E. Corporate Dr.

Lewisville Police Capt. Dan Rochelle said that the man told police he was with some other people on his way to buy drugs when the shooting occurred.  

The victim then went to the Budget Suites at 2175 S.H. 121 Business where he called for help.

Rochelle said the victim is in a local hospital and is expected to recover from his injuries.  Police did recover shell casing evidence at the scene of the shooting.

Multiple suspects are involved, and detectives are investigating the shooting.  Police are not releasing additional information at this time.

If you have information about this or any other crime, call the Lewisville Police Department non-emergency line at 972.219.3640, the LPD Crime Tip Line at 972.219.8477 (TIPS), or the Denton County Crime Stoppers at 1.800.388.TIPS (8477). Tipsters can also text anonymously by sending the keyword TIPLPD, with the information to 847411 (TIP411).

We’ll update this story with more information as we receive it.


  1. Lewisville use to be a great place to live. Now we got Drugs, illegal immigrants. Crime, it is like all the trash came up from Framer Branch. I hope the Mayor of Lewisville reading and seeing all of this crap going on in this City.


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