WICHITA FALLS, Texas (TNN) - SUSPECT REPORTEDLY ADMITS TO SHOOTING
The suspect in a shooting that left one person dead and another hospitalized Sunday night reportedly admitted to the shooting.
An arrest affidavit shows Patrick Osborn gave a statement to officers saying he was at the location with the other three people and he had reportedly smoked both meth and marijuana.
Osborn allegedly said he was already a paranoid person by nature and the meth had made that feeling worse. The two victims were talking near him and Osborn reportedly became paranoid about what they were saying.
He then reportedly told police that he usually carries a handgun with him and that the next thing he remembers is him shooting at the two suspects. The next thing he allegedly remembers is getting in his car and driving away. He reportedly threw his gun out of his car on Kell West Blvd. and officers were able to locate it.
Osborn was arrested and booked into the Wichita County Jail on Sunday.
He’s facing the following charges:
- Aggravated assault
- Unlawful possession of a firearm by a felon
- Parole violation
Osborn’s total bond has been set at $1,505,000.
AFFIDAVIT REVEALS MORE INFORMATION (01/11/21)
More information has been released on a shooting that left one person dead and another hospitalized on Sunday night.
Wichita Falls police responded to a reported shooting in the 1700 block of Pearl Avenue around 2:30 a.m.
Officers found two victims, a man and a woman, with gunshot wounds on scene. They were both transported to the hospital where the man, identified as Curtis Wayne Day, 29, was pronounced dead.
The victim reportedly told officers a man named Pat had shot her and Day. She also told them there were only four people in the house at the time of the shooting: she and Day were on the couch, another woman was in the front room and Patrick Lyle Osborn was in the same area as all three of them.
The victim allegedly said she looked away from Osborn when she was suddenly shot in the foot. She was reportedly was shot multiple times and beaten with an unknown object. Day reportedly threw his body over her to protect her. The victim claims to have seen Osborn in the room when the assault was taking place.
The other woman, a resident at the house along with Osborn, reportedly told police that no other people were visiting the residence at the time of the shooting. She stated that she owned a handgun and it was kept in a safe in her bedroom. The handgun was reportedly not in the safe when investigators checked it.
Osborn was not at the residence when officers arrived and never showed up during the investigation. The woman reportedly said she didn’t know why he had left and hadn’t returned.
Shell casings that matched the handgun’s caliber were reportedly found in the area where the victims were shot.