Drive-by shooting in West Point

Published 10:50 am Tuesday, July 2, 2024

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On June 30, 2024, at approximately 11:30 p.m. officers with the West Point Police Department responded to 1711 Eastwood Lane in reference to an aggravated assault.

When officers arrived on the scene, they were able to speak with the victim, a 51-year-old male who told officers someone fired gunshots into his vehicle as he was traveling on E 10th Street near MLK Jr. Drive from another oncoming vehicle.

Bullets hit the car multiple times while both vehicles were in motion, according to West Point PD Public Information Officer, Cedarious Thomas. The victim said he believed he was grazed by a bullet, but did not go to the hospital.

The victim arrived at his destination on Eastwood Lane, where he called West Point PD. He described that vehicle as a dark-colored sedan, but was unclear who the suspect was at this time.

If anyone has any information regarding this incident, please contact Detective Poe at 706-645-3551.