Waco, Texas (KWKT) — A drug deal that went bad left one man dead and two suspects on the loose Saturday night.
It happened around 19:30 p.m., Waco Police were called to a shooting at Lafayette Apartments in the 2500 block of Ethel Street.
On arrival they found Leslie David Lee, 44, of Purmela, Texas dead from several gunshot wounds.
Investigation revealed that Lee and a female acquaintance went to the apartments to complete a drug deal they had arranged.
As Lee and the woman were in the process of the deal they were approached by two black males who were armed with handguns. It is believed that the black males were robbing Lee and the woman for the drugs.
During the robbery, Lee is believed to have man an attempt to draw his handgun he was carrying and was shot several times in the neck and face. The suspects left the scene and no arrests have been made at this time.
The woman that was with Lee was not injured during the robbery.
Lee was pronounced dead at the scene by Justice of the Peace, DeCluitt, Lee's body was sent to Dallas for an autopsy.