On Oct. 11, 2019 at approximately 10:16 a.m., the Stephenville Police Department responded to the Bluebonnet Apartments located at 100 Bluebonnet Street for a gunshot victim.

Officers secured the scene and Stephenville Fire Department personnel treated a male gunshot victim. The male victim was stabilized and transported by helicopter to an area hospital. The victim as of this release was in critical condition at an area hospital from a single gunshot wound. The Stephenville Police Department and Erath District Attorney’s office are investigating the incident.

We want to thank the members of the Stephenville Fire Department for their quick response and lifesaving efforts. Their actions stabilized the victim allowing for air evacuation. We want to reassure the public that there is no ongoing threat or danger as this was an isolated incident. If anyone witnessed or has information on this incident, please contact the Stephenville Police Department at 254-918-1273.