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Suspect arrested after 7 wounded at Lubbock motel

Adrian Vicente Castillo

LUBBOCK, Texas (AP) - Police say a 23-year-old man arrested Tuesday afternoon is their suspect in the shootings of seven people wounded while on the balcony of a West Texas motel.

Lubbock police say Adrian Vicente Castillo was booked Tuesday evening into the Lubbock County Jail on a charge of aggravated assault with a deadly weapon. Bond is set at $500,000. Jail records list no attorney for him.

Investigators say a man was at a nearby bar and restaurant late Monday night when he left, then began arguing with and began shooting at the seven standing on a second-story balcony of the Villa Town Motel in Lubbock.

Police didn't say what prompted the argument.

A Lubbock police statement says all of the victims suffered non-life-threatening injuries.

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Police are searching for a suspect after investigators say seven people were shot while on the balcony of a West Texas motel.

Lubbock police say the gunfire happened late Monday night during an argument between an armed man and some people standing on a second-story balcony of the Villa Town Motel.

A Lubbock police statement says all of the victims suffered injuries not believed to be life-threatening. Six remained hospitalized Tuesday.

Investigators say the suspect allegedly had been at a nearby bar and restaurant prior to the shootings. Police say the man got into a verbal altercation with the victims. Police didn't immediately say what prompted the argument.

Investigators say the suspect fled following the shootings.

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