Man shot and killed in the 2400 block of Mamie Drive in Texarkana (Source: Fred Gamble/KSLA News 12)
(Source: Fred Gamble/KSLA News 12)
TEXARKANA, TX (KSLA) -
Texarkana, Texas police are investigating a shooting that left one man dead Tuesday.
It happened around 4:00 p.m. in the 2400 block of Mamie Drive.
When officers arrived on the scene, they found the victim, 28-year-old Casey Smith, lying next to his car. Smith was pronounced dead at the scene.
Witnesses reportedly told police they heard 3 gunshots and at least 3 males running after the shooting.
According to preliminary reports, police say 3 men approached the victim's car and opened fire. After the shooting, the gunmen fled the scene heading north on S. Ann Street. The shooters are believed to be traveling in a gray or light blue car with damage on the passenger's side. Police say the damage consists of scratches of red paint, possibly from a previous wreck.
Anyone with information about this crime is urged to call Texarkana Crime Stoppers at (903) 793-7867.