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37-year-old Marshone Sheppard killed in South Lubbock shooting

Marquis Sheppard, 36, faces charges of public duty interference and unrelated warrants, while Larry Young, 38, faces charges of public duty interference, resisting arrest, and an unrelated warrant.



The Lubbock Police Department reported that Marshone Sheppard, 37, was fatally shot in the early hours of Sunday morning in the 1600 block of 50th Street.

The incident occurred around 1:51 a.m., with officers already present at the scene for an unrelated matter.

Sheppard was discovered deceased on the front sidewalk outside Taco Shack, according to LPD.

In the early stages of the investigation, it seems that Sheppard was among a group outside Taco Shack awaiting entry when a suspect discharged a firearm, hitting Sheppard,” LPD explained.

The suspect then fled the scene in a vehicle, as per police reports. LPD further indicated that in response to managing a sizable crowd at the location, two individuals were apprehended after the Special Response Group intervened.

Marquis Sheppard, 36, faced charges of interference with public duties and unrelated warrants, while Larry Young, 38, was charged with interference with public duties, resisting arrest, and unrelated warrants.”

The Forensics Investigation Unit and the Texas Anti-Gang Center Unit were also dispatched to the location.

Police state that the investigation remains ongoing.

“There is no further threat to the public,” affirmed the police in a statement.

This is a developing story that will be updated when more information is available.