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Posted on: April 5, 2023

[ARCHIVED] Police Investigate Shooting

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Update (4/5/2023): Longview Police Detectives have made a second arrest in connection with this case. An arrest warrant has been issued for 20-year-old Artrell Taylor of Longview, who has been charged with murder.  Taylor has been booked into the Gregg County Jail on this warrant.


On April 3, 2023, at about 11:18 p.m., Longview Police Officers responded to a shooting that had just occurred in the area of Mobberly Ave and Young St.  When officers arrived on the scene, they located a male subject, later identified as 44-year-old Derrick Spearman, who had sustained gunshot wounds.  Spearman was transported to a local hospital and later died from his injuries.

 Information gathered at the scene led detectives to identify and locate a suspect, 22-year-old Shannon Marshall, of Longview.  He was arrested for Murder and booked into the Gregg County Jail.

 Anyone with any information about this case, please contact Longview Police Detectives at 903-237-1110.

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