Waco police on Thursday were investigating an overnight shooting that left a 28-year-old man with a "paralyzing gunshot wound" to his neck, Sgt. W. Patrick Swanton said.

Police found the victim after responding to a call in the 5100 block of Hawthorne Drive at about 11:40 p.m. Wednesday, and he was taken to a local hospital for treatment. 

Based on a preliminary investigation, police believe two males shot the victim while he was sitting in his car. No arrests had been made as of Thursday morning.

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Kristin Hoppa has been covering public safety and breaking news for the Tribune-Herald since January 2016. She worked in Northwest Missouri covering crime-related issues before her move to Central Texas. She is a University of Kansas graduate.

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