One reported dead in early-morning Longview shooting

Published on Thursday, 28 August 2014 09:00 - Written by

LONGVIEW (KYTX) - Longview Police are at the scene of a shooting this morning at an apartment building on Garfield Drive and South Green Street.

We're told someone has been fatally shot. It happened just before 4 a.m.

Officer Kristie Brian says one person is dead. Another person was taken to the hospital where he was treated and released. She says she does not know how many people, total, are involved.

A woman in the apartment complex tells CBS19 she heard multiple gunshots and a woman screaming out around 4 a.m. She says she called police.

We're told a crowd of about 20 people have surrounded that area.

The 100 block of Garfield is closed as police continue to investigate.

The police department sent out a tweet about the reported shooting around 6:45 a.m.