Temple Police are investigating a shooting in which a 30-year-old man was killed Sunday evening.
Clayton Pratt was died from his injuries, a Temple Police news release said.
Police officers responded to a call about a shooting victim at 7 p.m. Sunday in the 300 block of North Sixth Street.
Upon arrival, officers found that Pratt suffered a gunshot wound. He was pronounced dead at the scene by Justice of the Peace GW Ivey.
Ivey said he ordered an autopsy and the body was sent to Southwestern Institute of Forensic Sciences in Dallas.
“The suspect had left the scene prior to police arrival,” Temple spokeswoman Emily Parks said in a news release. “The investigation is ongoing. Anyone with information should call Temple Police at 254-298-5500.”
The incident is the third shooting in Temple this month that involved injuries.
Two men were wounded in a separate shooting incident on Nov. 10, but refused to cooperate with police.
The men had injuries that were not believed to be life-threatening when Temple Police officers were dispatched to Baylor Scott & White Medical Center-Temple, 2401 S. 31st St.
Temple Police Department spokesman Cody Weems said the men went to the hospital at with apparent gunshot wounds.
“Victims were not cooperative,” Weems said. “No suspects were identified. This case is active.”
Officers were unable to determine where the shooting occurred, Weems said. No criminal charges have been filed in connection with that incident.
On Saturday evening, Temple officers responded to a shooting at about 6:30 p.m. in the 1700 block of South First Street.
A man was transported to Baylor Scott & White Medical Center-Temple with non-life-threatening injuries, according to a news release. That suspect fled the scene before police arrived.
The investigation into that shooting remains active.