Man killed after reportedly burglarizing homes and vehicles

Man killed after reportedly burglarizing homes and vehicles

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A man is dead after being shot by a homeowner last night just before 10:00 p.m., near 38th Street and Joliet Ave.

Lubbock Police say Oliver Perez, 43, was found with a gunshot wound and taken to UMC with serious injuries.  Perez later died at the hospital.

Through the initial investigation, police say Perez was trying to break into vehicles and homes in the area when he was shot by a homeowner.

Police say no arrests have been made and LPD's Metro unit is conducting an investigation.

Police are asking residents in the area who may have caught any suspicious video on camera overnight to send that video to the department’s Facebook page.

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