PALESTINE — Early Sunday morning, Palestine Police were called for a disturbance at Club Tangeria on the 200 block of Saltworks Road. Police were called after a report of a man being shot at this location. Police and EMS arrived on the scene and found the victim on the ground in front of the club. Information from witnesses said that the victim had been sitting in a car in front of the club at the time of the shooting. Witnesses also said that a midsize car drove by and three to four shots rang out. The victim was hit in the arm and abdominal area. They were taken to a local hospital. As of 9 a.m. the victim is now in stable condition. The victim who has not been named at this time is from the Fort Worth area.
Police have spoken with several witnesses to the incident and will be following up on several leads concerning the matter. “There are other people that we will be looking to speak with over the next few days,” said Sgt. James Muniz. The investigation is going at this time. There has been no arrests. Detectives from the Palestine Police Department will be looking to talk with one person of interest as early as this afternoon. Police are asking if there are anymore witnesses with any information to call James Muniz at 903-731-8477 or Crime Stoppers at 903-729-TIPS (8477).