Truck driver found shot near motel in Baytown


June 12, 2013 4:58:14 AM PDT
A shooting in Baytown sent one person in the hospital early this morning.

It happened outside the Motel 8 along the East Freeway at Thompson. Baytown police say a truck driver in his 40s was shot.

The victim was shot two times in the abdomen and taken by Life Flight to Memorial Hermann Hospital. His condition is unknown.

Detectives are still trying to figure out where the shooting took place. They believe the victim was near a truck stop when he was shot and then sought help inside the motel. Authorities say robbery appears to be the motive.

We are gathering more information and will update you on Eyewitness News and as additional details become available.

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