Lufkin police investigating shooting that injured at least 1

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LUFKIN, Texas (KETK) – Lufkin police are investigating a shooting that has injured at least one person.

The shooting victim is a 17-year-old man. He is being taken to an out-of-town hospital for surgery.

He is expected to recover, according to preliminary reports from the hospital.

Police say they received a report at about 6:20 p.m. Friday that a shooting victim had shown up at a local hospital.

The condition of the person is unknown at this time.

Residents in the 400 block of Locke Alley reported hearing what sounded like a fight followed by a gunshot.

Police say the suspect appears to have fled the scene.

The investigation is ongoing.

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