On December 17, 2022, at approximately 9:23 a.m., Longview Police Officers were dispatched to the 700 block of Texas Street in reference to an assault that had just occurred. When officers arrived, they located a 52-year-old man deceased inside the residence. The man was identified as Juan Hernandez-Rodriguez of Longview. He was pronounced dead at the scene.
Patrol officers quickly identified and detained a juvenile suspect. The suspect was transported and booked into the Gregg County Juvenile Detention Center.
On December 18, 2022, at approximately 11:48 p.m., Longview Police Officers responded to a shooting at an apartment at the Churchhill of Longview Apartments located at 1501 East Whaley. Officers located an adult male with apparent gunshot wounds. The male was transported to a local hospital where he was later pronounced dead. The victim was identified as 19-year-old Codie Polk of Longview.
These incidents are not related to one another. These are active investigations at this time.
If you have any information on this matter, you are encouraged to contact Longview Police at 903-237-1110 or Gregg County Crime Stoppers at 903-236-STOP(7867) or online at greggcountycrimestoppers.