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Shooting in Tyler Not a ‘Random Act of Violence’

A weekend shooting in Tyler has left a 22-year-old hospitalized in stable condition.

Police say Dasha Webb was shot inside his house at 628 South Augusta after several suspects entered the front door and began shooting, striking Webb Several times.

Police located the victim sitting in his vehicle near his house waiting for EMS to arrive, he was later transported by ambulance to East Texas Medical Center where he remains at this time.

Police do not believe the shooting  to be a random act of violence  and no arrest have been made at this time.

The shooting took place around 12:06 a.m. Sunday

Anyone with information about the suspects involved in this crime are urged to contact the Tyler Police Department, at 903-531-1000, or Crimestoppers, at 903-597-CUFF (903-597-2833).  Crimestoppers will pay up to $1,000 for information that leads to the arrest and charges filed against the suspects in this case, or any, felony case.

Blake Thomas
Smith Co Judicial Records

Tyler Man Wanted for Robbery Turns Himself In

A Tyler Man wanted in connection with an aggravated robbery at the Cambridge Apartments has turned himself into authorities.

Blake Irving Thomas 18, surrendered to authorities at Smith County Jail on Sunday, September 30, 2012 at 1:40 p.m.

Thomas has been charged with two counts of Aggravated Robbery that occurred at Cambridge Apartments on September 24, 2012.  His total bond was set at $600,000.

On September 24, 2012, at 10:19 p.m., Tyler Police were called to 3088 Old Omen Road (Cambridge Apartments) in reference to a report of an Aggravated Robbery of an individual inside an apartment.

Officers went to apartment 412 and talked to two male victims who stated they were robbed at gun point by a person they had met on the basketball court at TJC.  The victims told police that the suspect had entered their apartment after being let in and pulled out a handgun demanding their cash.  The suspect took the cash and fled the area.


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