WFPD looking for suspects following early morning shooting

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UPDATE: Thursday, May 27, 2021 at 11:00 a.m.

Officials with the Wichita Falls Police Department have released more information about a second shooting in the past three days in Wichita Falls.

According to authorities, officers responded to a call from the Sun Valley apartments around 12:33 a.m. When they arrived, officers found a white male in a white Toyota Camry who had been shot in his right bicep.

The victim told officers he had been at the Fast Pack for about an hour and won a gift card there.

The victim told officers he was then approached by two Hispanic males asking if he wanted to hang out, and the victim said yes and lead them to 1325 East Central Freeway.

The victim said one of the Hispanic males approached his car and banged on the window, opened the door, came inside and started assaulting the victim, then the other male got in and started assaulting him as well.

According to police, the victim said the men then exited his vehicle and returned to their own vehicle, and as they were pulling off, one of the males in the passenger seat reached out the window and shot at the victim once, hitting him in the arm.

The victim told police the suspects then drove off east bound on the access road in an early 2000’s dark green Dodge or Ford SUV.

According to the victim, one of the suspects was a tall, heavy set male and the other was short and skinny, both dressed in dark clothing.

This is the second shooting this week in Wichita Falls. In both cases, the alleged shooter drove away after firing one shot.

Although these shootings happened within 48 hours of each other, WFPD officials said the public has nothing to be in fear of and there is no connection between the two.

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WICHITA FALLS (KFDX/KJTL) — Wichita Falls Police officers are looking for the two men who allegedly assaulted and later shot a man Thursday morning.

Officers were called to the Sun Valley Apartments around 12:30.

When authorities arrived they found a man with a gunshot wound to the arm. He was taken to the hospital with non-life-threatening injuries.

According to WFPD Sgt. Miller, the victim told officers he was assaulted by two men shortly after arriving at the complex. As the men were leaving, they shot at him and hit him in the arm.

Authorities said they are looking for a dark-colored or green SUV.

This was the second shooting this week in Wichita Falls. Another person was shot Tuesday night near Avenue E and Kemp Blvd. In both cases, the suspects fired and drove away.

This is a developing story, check back for updates.

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