• December 19, 2014

Bell Co. Sheriffs search for man in lake shooting

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Posted: Friday, June 6, 2014 9:34 am

Bell County Sheriff’s deputies are searching for a person who shot man at Union Grove Park on Stillhouse Hollow Lake on Thursday.

A Belton man arrived at the Olin E. Teague Veterans Medical Center in Temple with a gunshot wound Thursday night. The hospital reported the incident to the Bell County Sheriff’s Department at 9:28 p.m. and transferred him to Baylor Scott & White in Temple.

The man told sheriff deputies he stopped at Union Grove Park at between 8:30 p.m. and 8:45 p.m. to use the bathroom. He was then approached by a Hispanic male who shot him for an unknown reason.

The man left the scene and drove himself to the VA hospital.

Bell County Sheriff are still investigating the incident.

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