From the information we have obtained at this time, The Commerce Police Department responded to the 1500 block of Locust St late yesterday evening for a reports of a subject who had been shot.
Commerce officers arrived on scene clearing the way for Fire & EMS to make scene to assist the patient. EMS assessed the patient, eventually launching medical helicopter. AirEvac 67 out of Greenville made scene to transport the patient to a Dallas Area Hospital. AirEvac landed behind Whitley Hall.
As of 9:00 PM last night, officers were still searching for 3 subjects who ran from the scene after the shots were fired. On scene officers said there was no threat to the public.
Updated information being released is that this was an attempted robbery. Per Commerce Police Department, only one subject out of the 3 subjects involved shot.
We will continue to keep the public updated on this incident with the latest information as it is released by the Commerce Police Department.
Remember if you have any information on this incident, contact the Commerce Police Department @ (903)-886-1139.