According to a news release from the Kilgore Police Department, officers were dispatched to the area of Houston and South streets about 8:15 p.m. to multiple gun shots.
“Numerous 911 calls were received reporting the sounds of gunshots. Police located several witnesses who stated a fight had occurred earlier on the Kilgore College Campus involving two students and the same two students had again fought in an alley way off of Houston Street,” the release stated.
The release added that during the fight, two unidentified people showed handguns and randomly began firing them. The gunfire dispersed the crowd that gathered for the fight.
Officers received an initial description from witnesses involved in the shooting as two black males, according to the news release.
Police recovered more than 30 shell casings from several different caliber handguns. No one was found injured, and no property damage was located at the time of news release.
The Kilgore Police Department is aggressively working with Kilgore College Police in order to identify all involved parties.
Anyone with information is asked to contact the Kilgore Police Department case Detective Tim Dukes at 903-983-1559. You also can use tip411 if you wish to remain anonymous by texting your tip to 847411+KILGORE+your tip. It is both confidential and anonymous.
Information also can be given to Gregg County Crimestoppers at 903-236-STOP.