Officer-involved shooting sends man to the hospital

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Updated: 1/17 10:07 pm
A man was shot by a Lubbock police officer in the neighborhood of Duke Street and Indiana Avenue. He was taken to the hospital with serious wounds. It happened around 4:30pm. Police say the man turned and pointed a gun at the officer before the officer opened fire.

Police believe the suspect shot two people before they arrived. They are hospitalized with injuries not considered to be life-threatening.

Police were called to the scene by neighbors complaining of a man walking in the neighborhood with a gun. They are still at the scene investigating.

The names of the officer and the people who were shot have not been released.

Check back here and watch FOX34 News@Nine for further developments.
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