The investigation is continuing in the shooting of 3 people and stabbing of another that occurred just before 4am Sunday morning.
Detectives have interviewed several witnesses and plan to interview more today. It has been determined that a fight began as the establishment was closing. We have identified two different caliber weapons that were fired inside the building as well as in the street in front of the building.
Three persons were shot, 2 being sent to a local hospital and one airlifted to a Dallas area hospital. Later, another male showed up at a local hospital stating he was stabbed. It is unsure at this point how he received his injury. Two of the wounded were treated and released from Commerce Emergency Room, a female was transported to Greenville ER and was later transported to a Dallas hospital and is listed in stable condition. The person airlifted is in critical condition.
Detectives are working to identify the shooters and are asking that anyone with information or possible video or photos of the incident to please contact the police department at 903.886.1139 or Hunt County Crime Stoppers at 903.457.2929.
On 03-26-2017 just before 0400am, Commerce Police Department was notified of shots fired at the 428 Club at 428 MLK, Commerce, TX. Officers were aware of a large party being held at this location and were in the area waiting for it to end.
When officers arrived at the call they found numerous rounds had been fired, striking at least 3 people. An additional injured person arrived at Hunt Community Hospital-Commerce Emergency room with a stab wound to his arm. One of the gunshot victims was transported to Comme0rce ER by private vehicle, one went to Greenville ER by ambulance and one was airlifted to a Dallas hospital in critical condition.
At this time, we have not been able to identify who the suspect(s) are. Commerce Police Detectives along with the Texas Rangers are investigating this incident.
Commerce Police ask that anyone with information please contact the police department at 903.886.1139 or crime stoppers at 903.457.2929