Five people arrested in connection to shooting at North Side motel

Updated 10:33 am CDT, Friday, May 29, 2020

A man was hospitalized and multiple people were arrested after a shooting at a North Side motel early Friday.

Police were called to the Studio 6 Motel at 11200 U.S. 281 just before 2 a.m. for multiple suspects attempting to force entry into rooms.

Police said they believe the shooting stemmed from a drug deal gone wrong.

Five individuals were arrested in connection to the incident shortly after about 6 miles away, near McCarty Road and San Pedro Avenue, after police located their vehicle.

Police did not identify the suspects, but said they were all between the ages of 35 and 60.

The victim was taken to the hospital in critical condition from a gunshot wound.

Taylor Pettaway is a breaking news and general assignment reporter for | [email protected] | @TaylorPettaway

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