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A man was shot and killed early Friday at a “party event” at a home in the Harrison County part of Longview, according to the Harrison County Sheriff’s Office.

The death could be ruled the city’s 11th homicide of the year and the second in a little more than a week.

At 12:05 a.m. Friday, the Harrison County Sheriff’s Office received a 911 call about a shooting at a residence on Whitehurst Drive near the intersection of Loop 281 and Interstate 20.

A male victim with a gunshot wound was taken by private vehicle to Christus Good Shepherd Medical Center — Longview, where he was pronounced dead.

The sheriff’s office did not release the name of the victim Friday.

Separately, a Longview police officer responded to the residence as well, and during a separate incident, the officer sustained a broken ankle while assisting Harrison County deputies in an arrest.

Devin Lloyd was charged with resisting arrest and aggravated assault on a public servant in that incident. He was held Friday in the Harrison County Jail with bond set at $103,000.

Other Longview homicides this year are:

Isaiah DeWayne Lawson, 20, was killed in a shooting Nov. 19 in the area of 15th and Young Streets, Longview police said. Lawson graduated from Pine Tree High School in 2019. The former standout Pirate basketball player in April 2019 signed to play for Mountain View College in Dallas.

James Barron, 30, of Longview was arrested and charged with murder after 58-year-old Llewellyn Williams was found dead in his home on the 1200 block of Eighth Street. Police discovered the body during a welfare check June 20.

Ernest Berry Neal, 36, was found dead outside his home June 7 in the 3400 block of Morrison Street. Police are investigating his death.

Prometheaus Washington, 27, of Dallas was charged May 9 with criminally negligent homicide after Gregg County Pct. 1 Justice of the Peace B.H. Jameson said Washington was in the back seat of a vehicle holding a handgun near the intersection of Mobberly Avenue and Young Street when the gun discharged, striking a male victim in the front seat who was killed.

Angelita Ruiz, 39, of Longview, was arrested April 29 and charged with murder in the shooting death of a man who was found with life-threatening injuries that morning at a home in the 1700 block of Live Oak Drive. Police said the shooting appeared to be “domestic related” and did not release the name of the man.

Andrea Burks, 40, was charged April 28 with capital murder after police say she smothered her 3-month-old daughter with a pillow and tried to smother her two other daughters because she feared authorities would take them away.

Nolan Trezhon Gardner Johnson, 20, of Longview, was arrested Feb. 19 after the fatal shooting of Damian Devon Daniels, 26, of Gladewater the previous day outside the home Johnson shared with his mother on Finch Drive.

Brandon Keith Harris, 37, of Longview was arrested in connection with the Jan. 30 shooting death of Valerie Hackett, 24, at the Ware Meadows Apartments in the 900 block of South High Street.

Eduardo Sereno, 19, of Longview was charged with criminally negligent homicide in the Jan. 22 fatal shooting of Bryan Rivera, 17, on Scenic Drive.

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