UPDATE: Victim of Sunday Morning Shooting Sustained Five Gunshot Wounds

Published 03/23 2014 09:41AM

Updated 03/23 2014 06:48PM


The 25-year-old victim who was sent to Hendrick Medical Center following a shooting at IHOP sustained five gunshot wounds, APD says. A relative of the victim says he was hit three times in the stomach and twice in the arm. He's currently in stable condition. An IHOP manager says that operations is back to normal and they have fixed the front door.


Abilene police are searching for an unidentified black male responsible for a shooting at the IHOP on South Clack early Sunday morning that sent one man to the hospital.

Police arrived to the incident just before 4 a.m. Upon arrival, first responders found a 25-year-old hispanic male inside the restaurant with multiple gunshot wounds. He was sent to Hendrick Medical Center and is currently in stable condition. 

Initial investigation states that there was an altercation between the victim and suspect inside the restaurant. The suspect left and went to the parking lot. Minutes later, the victim was about to exit when police say, the suspect opened fire. 

Around 50 people were inside, and no one was injured. The business was hit with bullets traveling into the dining area.

If anyone has information of the suspect to call the Abilene Police Department at (325) 673-8331 or CrimeStoppers at (325) 676-TIPS.

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