Two shot, suspect on the run after shooting at bar in rural Ellis County

The Ellis County Sheriff’s Office is investigating a shooting that occurred last night (Friday) at the 780 Sports Bar and Grill, 1209 FM 780, just outside of Ferris.

According to officials, a suspect shot two people, one in the face and one in the shoulder. One of the victims was transported by CareFlite air and the other was taken by ground ambulance. Both victims are residents of Ellis County. They are still hospitalized in stable condition.

The suspect fled the scene after the incident and has not yet been caught. Police have not released a description of the suspect or a motive at this time.

The Texas Rangers and Ellis County Sheriff’s Office are investigating this incident.