Gunman still at large in Tyler robbery

Wednesday, January 16, 2013 - 7:08am

Tyler Police tell FOX 51 they are currently searching for a potentially armed person in the vicinity of UT Tyler. 

Two suspects committed a robbery in the area at a gas station. 

Tyler PD established a perimeter behind the Ornelas Activity Center on Old Omen Road and captured one of the suspects who had been wounded from a self-inflicted gunshot wound.

The second suspect is still at large in the area. 

There is no indication that the suspect is on campus, but he is in the general vicinity.  Police are urging students and faculty to use caution.

The only description of the subject at this time is a black male, approximately  wearing dark clothing and some type of black hat.  If you are on campus, be aware of your surroundings.

Report any suspicious persons to the Police Department at (903) 566-7300 or Tyler PD at (903) 531-1000.  At this time there is no interruption to campus operations.


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