UPDATE: Wednesday, June 1, 2022 at 9:40 p.m.
Wichita Falls Crime Stoppers have issued a Fresh 48 following the fatal shooting of a 15-year-old boy at 23rd Street and Grace Street.
If you have any information about this crime or any other felony crime, call Crime Stoppers twenty-four hours a day at (940) 322-9888, or if you’re calling long distance, call 1-800-322-9888.
Also available is the user friendly phone app – P3 Tips.
You never have to give your name, and if your information leads to the arrest and board approval, you could earn up to $2,500.
This is a Fresh 48, so any information received in the first 48 hours that leads to an arrest of the person or persons responsible will receive an additional $500 for a total of up to $3,000.
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UPDATE: Wednesday, June 1, 2022 at 7:30 p.m.
WICHITA FALLS (KFDX/KJTL) — Officials with the Wichita Falls Police Department said a teenage boy is dead following a shooting in Wichita Falls.
According to WFPD Public Information Officer Sgt. Charlie Eipper, the victim of a fatal shooting was a 15-year-old white male, whose identity has not been released at this time.
Officers responded to the area of 23rd Street and Grace Street at around 5:40 p.m. on Wednesday, June 1, 2022 in reference to gunshots and an assault with a weapon.
Authorities said the victim was transported from the scene to United Regional, where he was later pronounced deceased.
This marks the fourth homicide in the Wichita Falls area in the past two weeks alone.
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According to police, shell casings were located around 6:30 p.m. on Bridwell Street.
Sgt. Eipper said no information regarding a suspect is being released at this time. It has not been confirmed whether WFPD has a suspect in mind or not at this time.
According to Sgt. Eipper, it is unclear at this time whether or not the shooting was gang related.
The investigation is ongoing. We have crew members at the scene working to gather more information as the situation develops.
ORIGINAL STORY (Published on Wednesday, June 1 at 6:45 p.m.
Officials with the Wichita Falls Police Department are investigating an apparent homicide after at least one person was hospitalized following a shooting.
At around 5:40 p.m. on Wednesday, June 1, 2022, authorities responded to a call for an assault with a weapon in the area of 23rd Street and Holliday Road in Wichita Falls.
WFPD Public Information Officer Sgt. Charlie Eipper is reporting the situation is a homicide.
It is unclear if any other individuals were injured as a result of this incident.
At this time, we know that WFPD are investigating shell casings found on 23rd Street as possibly being connected to this incident.
No arrests have been made at this time.
We have a crew on the scene working to gather more information.
This is a breaking news story. Stick with Texoma’s Homepage as we work to gather more information.