Liberty County

Liberty Police investigate a double shooting Sunday night

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LIBERTY – On Sunday, September 8th, Liberty Police Officers received a call about a double shooting that evening around 9 p.m.

Liberty Police Chief Gary Martin stated two men drove themselves to Walmart at 2121 Highway 146 in Liberty inflicted with gunshot wounds in an attempt to get help.

According to officials, the shooting apparently took place in separate location and officers are trying to locate where the incident took place and what led up to the situation that caused the shooting.

Chief Martin stated the initial investigation suggests the men were hit by birdshot, which indicates a shotgun was used in the incident.

One of the victims suffered injuries to his foot and was transported to the Liberty-Dayton Regional Medical Center for care.

The other victim was transported to Memorial Hermann Hospital in Houston. His injuries were more extensive and required LifeFlight.

The names of the victims are being withheld at this time.

The investigation is ongoing. Check back for more details as this story continues to develop.

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