WFPD officers responded to the URHCS on 06-01-2022 at about 5:41 pm in reference to a gunshot victim.
The officers arrived and found the victim was a 15-year-old male. The victim was pronounced deceased at about 6:12 pm.
The officers and the WFPD Crimes Against Persons detectives determined the victim was shot in the area of 23rd street and Grace. Evidence was found at the scene.
A suspect was developed during the investigation. A 16-year-old male was eventually arrested at about 1:00 am on 06-02-2022 at the residence located at 1527 Blonde Street in Wichita Falls.
A search warrant was also executed at the residence.
The suspect is charged with Capital Murder because the offense occurred during a robbery.
We are extremely proud of the teamwork demonstrated by our officers during this investigation and arrest.
Thank you, Wichita Falls, for your help and support!