TEMPLE, Texas (FOX 44) –UPDATE: The victim in the Temple shooting on N Second Street has been identified.
The death of 47-year-old Erin Gilligan marks the City of Temple’s first homicide of 2022.
Temple Police officers responded to a report around 7:55 p.m. Wednesday of a gunshot victim in the 600 block of N. Second Street. When officers arrived, they found Gilligan dead from a gunshot wound. One male suspect was also found, and is in custody.
The man taken into custody was being held on another, lesser charge, and has been identified as 59-year-old Tommy Lee Shelton, Sr. He was booked into the Bell County Jail, and was being screened on a third-degree felony charge.
This is an active investigation. Anyone with information should call the Temple Police Department at 254-298-5500, or the Bell County Crime Stoppers at 254-526-8477.