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Police investigating now deadly September aggravated assault

Lubbock Police Department
Lubbock Police Department
Published: Oct. 8, 2021 at 2:59 PM CDT
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LUBBOCK, Texas (KCBD) - The Metro Special Crimes Unit is investigating an aggravated assault from Sept. 21 that turned deadly after a subject died Friday, according to a news release.

On Sept. 21, Christopher Mendez, 45, ran toward Arthur Pinion, 43, with a metal pole. Pinion tried to run but Mendez followed him, and Pinion then shot Mendez. Mendez died Oct. 8 from his injuries.

The investigation is ongoing.

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