Victim in Texarkana, Texas early-morning shooting identified

By Nancy Cook |

Published 02/13 2014 02:10PM

Updated 02/13 2014 08:30PM

The victim in an early-Wednesday morning shooting has been identified as Carey Griggs, 42, of Texarkana, Texas.


Texarkana, Texas Police responded to a residence in reference to shooting  in the 7000 block of Shadow Brooke Street around 12:11 a.m Feb. 12, 2014.


When officers arrived, they discovered a woman, now known to be Griggs, deceased as a result of an apparent gunshot wound. 


The victim was pronounced dead by Justice of the Peace Nancy Talley, who ordered an autopsy.  The body was transported to the Southwest Institute of Forensic Sciences in Dallas, Texas.


Preliminary reports from the medical examiner indicate Griggs sustained a single wound in the mouth.  Detectives are continuing to investigate this incident.


Anyone with information on thisincident or any other is asked to contact the Texarkana, Texas Police Department at 903-798-3116 or CrimeStoppers at 903-793-STOP (7867)

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