Police: Elderly man shot with air gun while walking outside Abilene Salvation Army

ABILENE, Texas (KTAB/KRBC) - An elderly man was shot with an air gun while he was walking outside Abilene's Salvation Army Thursday morning.

Police say the man, who was in his 90s, had just passed in front of the building on the 1700 block of Butternut Street around 10:50 a.m. when he was shot in the arm with some type of air rifle/gun.

Witnesses told police they saw a white SUV full of multiple male subjects near the scene of the shooting. Officers are currently trying to locate these men for questioning. 

The elderly man's injuries were non-life threatening, and the investigation is still ongoing. 

BigCountryHomepage will continue to update this article as more information becomes available. 


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