On December 25, 2012 at 5:54 AM, officers were dispatched to 3930 I40E, room 136 on shots fired. The caller said they also heard screaming. Officers arrived and found a black male lying on the ground outside near room 136. The black male was deceased. Officers determined there were still people inside room 136 and the SWAT Team was called to assist. The people inside room 136 came out of the room and were detained by officers. SWAT officers cleared room 136 and no other people were inside. The identity of the black male is being withheld pending notification of next of kin. Justice of the Peace Jones ordered an autopsy and it will be performed tomorrow in Lubbock. Special Crimes continues to investigate this homicide and asks anyone with any information about the shooting to call 378-9468.
***UPDATE 12-25-12, 6:30 PM***The person found deceased this morning at 3930 I40E has been identified as Rory L. Jones, BM, age 27. An autopsy is scheduled Wednesday afternoon in Lubbock.