A male victim was transported to the hospital with a non-life threatening gunshot wound to the face after an altercation at Budget Suites, in the 2100 block of S.H. 121 Business Thursday. Medics and police responded to a call of a person shot at 5:27 p.m.
LPD Capt. Jesse Hunter said officers arrived to find a male victim sitting on the curb near the northern entrance of Corporate Drive. The victim had a gunshot wound to the mouth or cheek, and was able to stand up and walk to the medics.
Witnesses told police there was an argument between the victim and some other males at a building several buildings to the south of the area where the victim ended up. Police believe only one or two shots were fired.
Hunter said the suspects left in an unknown vehicle.
While Hunter was not willing to offer any information about the evidence, he said police believed it was possibly gang-related.
Numerous detectives were on scene as police continue to investigate the shooting.
If you have any information regarding this incident, please contact the Lewisville Police Department TIPS line at 972-219-TIPS (8477). Anyone with a cell phone may also send an anonymous tip by texting “TipLPD” and their message to 847411.
We will update this story if we learn more.