Waco police are investigating the shooting of a man who was found late Saturday night lying in a North Waco street after a fight.

Police were called to the scene around 11:30 p.m. at 2910 N. 21st St. and found that the 24-year-old man suffered a gunshot to his upper leg and pelvis area, Waco police Sgt. W. Patrick Swanton said. Emergency responders took him to a local hospital for treatment.

Swanton said the shooting victim and witnesses told police that an acquaintance shot him after an argument that turned into a fight. 

Police have a suspect in the case and the investigation remains ongoing, Swanton said. 

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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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