Crews respond to apartment shooting


The Waco Police Department, as well as fire crews, responded to a shooting on Thursday night at the Villages Apartments, located on 1100 N 6th Street.

Police spokesman Patrick Swanton says they found a woman, identified as Courtney Gooding, with a single gunshot wound to the back of her neck.

Police say initially she was not providing much information about what had happened, but officers eventually learned that the shooting occurred inside the apartment.

The victim claimed that a 28-year-old man came to the apartment and that she was shot, with the man then fleeing.

Her injuries were not thought to be life threatening.

Police were looking for a male suspect.

Police got the call at 5:58 p.m. and were on the scene until 8:00 p.m.

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