WACO, Texas (FOX 44) – UPDATE: The Waco Police Department has released the name of a man killed in a shooting Wednesday night. 40-year-old Jamerson Hawthorne died from his injuries, while a woman is recovering from her wounds.

Officers responded at 10:55 p.m. Wednesday to a shooting near the 1100 block of Cleveland Avenue. When they arrived, they found the two with gunshot wounds.

Officers started performing life-saving measures on both victims until they were transported to a hospital by AMR. Hawthorne was pronounced dead at the hospital.

Police believe this is an isolated incident, and that there is no danger to the public. If you have any information on this case, you can call the Waco Police Department at 254-750-7500,
or call Crime Stoppers at 254-753-4357.

The Waco Police Department says this is the fifth person murdered in 2023.