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Shots fired at garbage truck in Northeast Lubbock: City employee injured


At approximately 9:40 this morning, the Lubbock Police Department received a call of a gunshot fired in the area of 1122 East Quinn Street. The gunshot hit a side window of a City of Lubbock garbage collection truck that was traveling down the alley to empty dumpsters.

The window shattered, and the City of Lubbock employee driver was injured by the glass. He was not struck by the bullet. The employee was taken to UMC to be treated for minor injuries.

Investigators with the Persons Crimes Unit, the SWAT team, and LPD negotiators are on scene attempting to locate the suspect who fired the shots.

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