UPDATE: Avenue E and Taylor Street shooting victim has been identified, investigation is ongoing

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UPDATE: November 5, 2020, 4:38 p.m.

Officials with the Wichita Falls Police Department have identified the victim of a shooting at Avenue E and Taylor Street Wednesday night.

According to WPFD Sergeant Charlie Eipper the victim is Donald Michael Best, 50.

Eipper said this is considered a murder and an investigation is ongoing


UPDATE: November 5 10:37 a.m.

The Wichita Falls Police Department is continuing to investigate the 5th homicide of the year, according to officials.

Officers were dispatched at 7:30 p.m. to the area of Avenue E and Taylor street in reference to a possible assault with a weapon. The reporting person called to report they saw a person at the corner of the street that was shot and they had heard gunshots.

Officers arrived on the scene with first responders and found a male lying in the grass with possible gunshot wounds. The victim was taken to United Regional and was later pronounced dead.

Officers sectioned off the location with crime scene tape and talked with witnesses. The WFPD has a person of interest but no suspects at this time.


WICHITA FALLS (KFDX/KJTL) — Wichita Falls police officers said a person is dead after a shooting on Avenue E and Taylor Street on Wednesday, Nov. 4.

According to officer Brian Bohn, when officers arrived at a call of shots fired on the corner of Avenue E and Taylor Street at about 7:30 p.m., they saw the shooting victim deceased.

Crime Stoppers is offering a fresh 48 for information about the shooting. If your information leads to an arrest and board approval, you could earn up to $3,000. Call Crime Stoppers at 940-322-9888.

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