Update: Officials identify man killed in Longview shooting

Wednesday, May 16, 2012 - 12:19pm

Longview police officials have identified the person who died in last night's shooting as 23-year old Deaundray Lamanze Rossum of Kilgore.

The shooting happened in the 2900 block of Signal Hill Drive at 9:54 p.m.

When officers arrived, they found Rossum dead from a gunshot wound in a vehicle. Police found another man inside an apartment. That victim had been shot several times and was taken to a local hospital.

During the investigation, another person was brought by private vehicle to a local hospital. This victim and the previous mentioned were suffering from non life-threatening injuries.

Police believe that the suspects in this shooting were black males and may have been wearing hoodies. The case remains under investigation at this time.

If anyone has information related to this investigation they are encouraged to call Detective Kevin Freeman at 903-237-1199 or remain anonymous by contacting Gregg County Crimestoppers at 903-236-STOP(7867) or submit a tip online at www.greggcountycrimestoppers.org.


Original Report: One person is dead and three others injured after a shooting in Longview Tuesday evening.

Just before 10:00 pm, Longview Police were called to the 2900 block of Signal Hill Drive. When they arrived, they found four people, all suffering from gunshot wounds. One person has died and three others were taken to area hospitals for treatment for their injuries.

The identities of the victims have not been released, and the conditions of the survivors are not known.

Police say they will release more information on this shooting some time Wednesday morning.

KFXK will bring you those details when they become available.

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