Shooting victim taken to local hospital

The shooting was reported at around 1:40 p.m. Thursday near the intersection of South Central Texas Expressway and Verna Lee Boulevard. (Photo by Brandon Hamilton)

HARKER HEIGHTS, Texas (KWTX) Harker Heights police are investigating after a shooting Thursday afternoon that sent one person to a local hospital.

The shooting was reported at around 1:40 p.m. Thursday near the intersection of South Central Texas Expressway and Verna Lee Boulevard.

The victim was male, and the suspect was gone before officers arrived, but no further details were immediately released.

Investigators are asking anyone with information to call the Harker Heights Police Department at (254) 953-5400 and contact the Criminal Investigation Division.