Manhunt continues after Texas TV meteorologist shot

EDDY, Texas - A man brought in for questioning in connection with the shooting of a Central Texas television meteorologist has been released and the hunt for the gunman continues, reports CBS affiliate KHOU.

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Patrick Crawford KCEN via CBS affiliate KHOU

A TV meteorologist was shot multiple times Wednesday morning outside the Central Texas TV station KCEN-TV in Eddy, about 75 miles north of Austin.

KCEN, which is the NBC affiliate in the Waco area, identified the victim as morning meteorologist Patrick Crawford.

Following the shooting, the suspect fled on foot.

Investigators are trying to determine what sparked the gunfire.

Trooper D.L. Wilson says the victim was in his vehicle when the suspect approached, the two argued and the station employee was shot.

Crawford was transported to a hospital where he was reported to have been undergoing surgery.