The Texarkana Texas Police Department is investigating a shooting that occurred this morning in the 2300 block of Spruce Street.  One man suffered non-life-threatening gunshot wounds during the incident and is being treated at a local hospital.

Officers were dispatched to the residence shortly before 11:00 today and found a 32-year-old man lying in the front yard of a residence suffering from multiple gunshot wounds.  As the initial officers arrived, they observed a black male running from the scene and carrying what appeared to be a pistol in his hand.  The officers pursued the man into the wooded area northwest of the residence but quickly lost sight of him.  A perimeter was set up in the area, and officers used a K-9 unit to assist in the search.  However, he has not yet been located.

The victim was transported to Wadley Regional Medical Center by ambulance, where he is being treated for what is believed to be non-life threatening injuries.  He is currently listed in stable condition.

Detectives do not yet know the circumstances leading up to the shooting, but the investigation continues.

Anyone with information on this crime is asked to contact the Texarkana Texas Police Department at 903-798-3116 or the Texarkana Area Crime Stoppers at 903-793-STOP.

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