Police: Narcotics may be factor in fatal Longview shooting

Longview News-Journal/Michael Cavazos
Tuesday, July 9, 2013 - 10:46am

With yellow crime scene tape stretched across the front yard, Longview police investigators came and went through a small wood frame house in the 300 block of Bonner Street Monday where, the night before, a teenager was fatally shot and another person wounded.

Police remained tight-lipped about the shooting death of Joey Lee Espy, 19 — saying only that narcotics may have played a part in the homicide.

The second victim, identified by police as a black female, was taken to Good Shepherd Medical Center with non-life threatening injuries. The victim’s name and age were withheld.

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