PORTALES (KSEL) – Portales police ask for assistance in a shooting in Portales involving an unidentified man.
Per the the release,on Tuesday, June 2, at approximately 9:18 p.m. officers with the Portales Police Department responded to a convenience store located in the 1000 block of West 2nd Street for a male subject with a possible gunshot injury.
Upon arrival a 25 year old male was found and transported to Roosevelt General Hospital for his injury. He was subsequently transported to a Lubbock area hospital.During this incident the Portales Police and Fire Departments responded to multiple dumpster fires in the area of the 1100 block of North Austin
Information at this time is that the victim and an unknown male subject became involved in a verbal altercation and the suspect fired, striking the victim with an unknown firearm.
“We are requesting that anyone with information regarding this incident to please contact investigators with the Portales Police Department at 575-356-4404. At this time investigators are continuing to investigate and follow up on leads related to the shooting.”
If anyone has information regarding these fires they are asked to please contact investigators as well.