Man dies after being shot in Oaklawn Village Shopping Center parking lot

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TEXARKANA — A man has died after being shot in the Oaklawn Village Shopping Center parking lot.

According to the Texarkana Texas Police Department, an unidentified man was shot multiple times and killed late Tuesday morning. Police say they received a call at 11:35 a.m. of a reported shooting in the shopping center’s parking lot.

TTPD says witnesses saw the man jump into an automobile and drove into crepe myrtles, causing the car to roll back. Police say that EMTs arrived at the scene, transported the man to Wadley Regional Medical Center, where he was pronounced dead from the gunshot wound.

“We are looking for a black male driving a small black SUV,” TTPD public information officer Shawn Vaughn said.

Police say the homicide is the second of 2021 in Texarkana, Texas.

If anyone was on the area about that time and saw anything, they are asked to Texarkana Texas police at 903-798-3116 or Texarkana Area Crime Stoppers at 903-793-STOP.