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Fort Worth drive-by shooting injures sleeping man

A 20-year-old man was injured in a drive-by shooting at 1911 Ave. E early Monday morning.
A 20-year-old man was injured in a drive-by shooting at 1911 Ave. E early Monday morning.

Fort Worth police were investigating a drive-by shooting early Monday morning that sent a man to the hospital.

The 20-year-old victim was asleep on the couch of a home at 1911 Ave. E. southeast of downtown “when multiple shots went through this location, hitting him once in the lower back,” said Sgt. Daniel Segura, a police spokesman.

The shooting call came into police about 3 a.m.

The man was transported to John Peter Smith Hospital with injuries that weren’t considered life-threatening.

No motive or suspect information was available Monday morning.

Ryan Osborne: 817-390-7684, @RyanOsborneFWST

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