Two men shot in Texas City

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by CHRISTOPHER SMITH GONZALEZ / The Daily News

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Posted on April 7, 2013 at 5:21 PM

TEXAS CITY, Texas — Two 31-year-old men are in the hospital after being shot in Texas City on Friday evening.

Clarence Blackerby and Lionel Johnson were sent to the University of Texas Medical Branch in Galveston, said Texas City police Capt. Brian Goetschius. One was taken by helicopter from the Texas City High School stadium parking lot.

Police were called to the 2900 block of Vance Avenue at 7:12 p.m. where a man reported he had been shot, Goetschius said. Seven minutes later, police were called to the 1700 block of Wayside Drive, about a mile and a half away, because of a call about a second gunshot victim.

For more on this story, visit the Galveston County Daily News.

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