Rusty Garrett here with the weekend outlook: Bright, blue skies and breezy winds out of the south will keep Saturday and Sunday pleasantly warm in the 70s!
BELL COUNTY (June 6, 2014) Bell County sheriff’s investigators were still trying late Friday afternoon to locate the scene of a shooting in a park on the south shore of Stillhouse Hollow Lake after a man with a gunshot wound turned up at the Temple VA Medical Center Thursday night.
“Sheriff’s investigators still are attempting to locate the scene of the crime,” Lt. Donnie Adams said in a brief update late Friday afternoon.
Tommy Pickens, 55, of Belton, who remained in Baylor Scott & White Hospital Friday afternoon, drove himself to the hospital after he was shot.
He told deputies he stopped sometime between 8:30 p.m. and 8:45 p.m. Thursday to use a restroom in Union Grove Park when a man walked up and shot him.
After Pickens arrived at the hospital, the staff called authorities to report the gunshot wound.
Pickens was later transferred to Scott & White.