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1 injured after shooting outside South Lubbock fast-food restaurant

Lubbock police are investigating a shooting in South Lubbock.
Lubbock police are investigating a shooting in South Lubbock.(Lubbock Police Department)
Published: Sep. 17, 2021 at 9:00 AM CDT|Updated: Sep. 17, 2021 at 11:20 AM CDT
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LUBBOCK, Texas (KCBD) - One person was taken to the hospital after a shooting outside of a South Lubbock fast-food restaurant Thursday night.

Lubbock police responded to a shots fired call near the Long John Silvers near 50th and Ave J. around 9:30 p.m. Shortly after, a woman was heard yelling near the area. Police found Uniqe Rodriguez, 21, with a gunshot wound.

Investigators say Rodriguez was trying to break up a fight between two people when the suspect fired a gun striking Rodriguez. She was taken to UMC with non-life threatening injuries and is expected to be okay.

The suspect fled the scene and has not been found, according to police. No arrests have been made at this time.

Lubbock police are investigating.

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