UPDATE: Fresh 48 issued for information on fatal shooting at Avenue L and Taylor Street

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UPDATE: Thursday, July 1, 2021 at 9:00 a.m.

Wichita Falls Police Department Crime Stoppers Officer Brian Bohn has generated a Fresh 48 Crime Stoppers notification seeking any information on a fatal shooting late Wednesday night at the corner of Avenue L and Taylor Street.

When officers responded to a shots fired call around 11:22 p.m. Thursday, they found Guadalupe Valdez, 26, deceased on the roadway.

According to WFPD Public Information Officer Sgt. Charlie Eipper, it appears Valdez died as a result of being shot by a firearm, and no arrests were made.

Sgt. Eipper said this is the sixth homicide of the year in Wichita Falls.

WFPD officials are asking anyone with any information that may help with their investigation to call WFPD Crime Stoppers at (940) 322-9888 or the WFPD Non-Emergency number at (940) 720-5000.


UPDATE: Thursday, July 1, 2021 at 4:00 a.m.

WICHITA FALLS (KFDX/KJTL) — Officials with the Wichita Falls Police Department Thursday morning released the name of the victim in Wednesday night’s fatal shooting on the corner of Taylor Street and Avenue L.

According to WFPD Sgt. Brian Sheehan, officers responded to a call of shots being fired at the corner of Avenue L and Taylor Street around 11:22 p.m.

Sgt. Sheehan said when officers arrived they found the victim, Guadalupe Valdez, 26, lying in the street.

The victim had gunshot wounds and was pronounced deceased on scene.

Sheehan said they have no suspects and no person’s of interest at this time but they are investigating it as a homicide.

Sheehan also asks that if you have any information call the WFPD or Crime Stoppers at 940-322-9888.

This is a developing story. Stick with Texoma’s Homepage for updates as they become available.


ORIGINAL STORY — The Wichita Falls Police Department is investigating the shooting of a man Wednesday night.

Our photographer on the scene is waiting for more information, but we do know a man was shot and a body is lying in the street on the corner of Avenue L and Taylor Street. This happened around 11:30 p.m.

This is a breaking news story, stay with Texoma’s Homepage as we learn more.

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