WFPD investigating early morning shooting

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UPDATE: Oct. 21, 2019, 11:55 a.m.

Police are searching for a suspect in connection to an early morning shooting in Wichita Falls.

Police were called to the 1900 block of Gilbert Avenue just before 1 a.m. Monday.

Authorities said a 22-year-old man was shot in the leg.

They haven’t released the victim’s name but say he was taken to the hospital for treatment.

Police said the victim told them two black males came to his door and tried to force their way in, he said he tried to close the door and one of them pulled a handgun.

He said he then ran out of the house, heard two shots and realized he had been shot in the leg.

Police said the investigation is continuing and they have received conflicting versions of what happened from different witnesses.

If you have any information about this crime or any other felony crime, you can call crime stoppers with anonymous tips at 322-9888.


WICHITA FALLS (KFDX/KJTL) — Wichita Falls police investigated a shooting at a home in the 1900 block of Gilbert Ave. early Monday morning.

Officers were called to the scene at 12:59 a.m. where they said a 22-year-old man was shot in the leg.

The victim was taken to United Regional for treatment.

His identity has not been released but officers said he was a resident of the home.

Authorities said they were searching for the suspect but have not released a description or possible motive at this time.

The shooting is still under investigation.

If you have any information on this crime or any other felony crime, authorities ask that you call Crime Stoppers at 322-9888.

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