Texas meteorologist shot multiple times outside of TV station

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EDDY, Texas — A meteorologist for a Texas television station was shot multiple times in the station parking lot Wednesday morning.

Patrick Crawford, a morning show meteorologist for KCEN, exchanged words with a suspect before the suspect pulled out a semi-automatic handgun and fired several times.

Crawford was able to drive away and flag down a construction worker to call for help.

Police are still searching for the suspect. A person of interest was taken into custody but police say he is likely not tied to the shooting.

Crawford was taken to a hospital where he underwent surgery. He is out of surgery and in stable condition.

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