LUBBOCK, Texas (AP) — Police in Texas say they are searching for a suspect after two men were fatally shot during a fight inside a Lubbock nightclub early New Year’s Day.
Police say the two killed were 17-year-old Garyontae Shephard and 24-year-old Dedrick Traylor.
Police say officers responding to Level Nightclub just before 2 a.m. Wednesday found a wounded Shephard in the street in front of the nightclub and a wounded Traylor inside. Both were taken to a hospital, where they died.
Police say Traylor and the suspect had a physical altercation inside the club when the suspect pulled a firearm and shot him. Police say Shephard was running from the scene when he was shot.