WFPD Investigating Late Night Shooting

Police Investigating Late Night Shooting
(Source: Wichita County Jail Roster)
(Source: Wichita County Jail Roster)


WFPD have identified the gunman in Tuesday night's shooting as 49-year-old James Edward Focken, Jr.  He's been charged with Aggravated Assault.

Wichita Falls police say one woman is in surgery following a shooting in the Falls.

Just after 11 p.m.Tuesday night, police responded to the 3500 block of Lafayette Street.

When they arrived, they found a white female in the street with a shotgun wound to her upper torso.

Police barricaded the area as they began the search for the suspect.

Authorities say a white male was found a short time later in the 2800 block of Sherman Road.

Police say the victim was taken into surgery at United Regional with non-life threatening injuries.

The suspect was taken into custody to be medically evaluated.

Police are still investigating what led to the shooting.

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