WICHITA FALLS (KFDX/KJTL) — Wichita Falls and Wichita County law enforcement are currently combing the area near Astin Avenue for signs of an alleged shooting.
Shortly before 1:45 p.m., Wichita Falls responders were called to the 500 block of Astin Avenue for a possible gunshot victim.
Upon arrival, responders reported that they could find no victim or signs of a shooting, but neighbors reported that someone had been taken to the hospital in a personally-owned vehicle.
According to Wichita Falls Police Sergeant Charlie Eipper, no victim ever arrived to the hospital. A weapon was found during law enforcement’s search, but it’s unknown if it’s related to the incident or not.
Sgt. Eipper said one neighbor told police they saw a person running one way down the street, and a different neighbor said they saw someone run the other way.
Local game wardens brought out a drone to search the field behind Astin Avenue, and police continue to search the neighborhood.
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