Early-morning shooting sends victim to local hospital

Officers responded just before 6 a.m. Tuesday to a report of the shooting in the 500 block of Meggs Street in Copperas Cove. (MGN/file)
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COPPERAS COVE, Texas (KWTX) Police are investigating a shooting early Tuesday in Copperas Cove that sent a male victim to a local hospital.

The victim’s name and age weren’t released.

Officers responded just before 6 a.m. Tuesday to a report of the shooting in the 500 block of Meggs Street.

The victim had been shot once, police said.

He was taken to Scott & White Medical Center in Temple.

Information about his injuries and condition wasn’t released Tuesday.

Investigators are asking anyone with information to call Copperas Cove Crime Stoppers at (254) 547-1111 or Det. Hunter at (254) 547-8222 ext. 6895.