Abilene police investigating homicide by Five Points Business Park


ABILENE, Texas - Abilene police responded to a call of an "injured person" on the north side of the city, but within an hour, the case was labeled a homicide.

According to Rick Tomlin with the Abilene Police Department, one person is dead after being shot.

UPDATE:Police identify victim of north Abilene homicide.

The call came in around 9 p.m. and officers went to an area on Arnold Boulevard between North 10th Street and Interstate-20, a few blocks from the north end of the Five Points Business Park. (MAP)

When the first responding officer got to the scene, he called for a supervisor.

KTXS spoke with a few people at the scene who described what they found before police arrived. They said a car was stopped in the road and they observed a person on the ground near the vehicle. They said they initially thought he was working on his car, but realized he was dead when they got close.

The victim was described as a young man, but further information was not made available. Police have not released an identity, pending further investigation and notification of family.

Police blocked off the area of Arnold Boulevard while investigating the scene. Tomlin said there was no estimate of when the street would be reopened, but that police would be searching the scene for a while.

At this time, police don't have a suspect, Tomlin said.

KTXS will update this article as new information is available.

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