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Posted on: February 28, 2022

Update: North Abilene Shooting Death Investigation

UPDATE: The female in this incident, was taken off life-support this morning. Next of kin notification has been made. The female is identified as 24-year-old Chyanne Villarreal of Lubbock. The male is identified as 30-year-old Sedrick Braxton Jr., of Cleveland OH. The preliminary investigation indicates Braxton shot Villarreal before turning the gun on himself. This investigation is ongoing. 


Aggravated Assault, Death Investigation Underway

 ABILENE, TX – On Sunday, February 27, 2022, just after 6 a.m. Abilene Officers were called to a hotel located in the 3500 Block of West Lake Road in North Abilene for a call of an injured subject. Officer arrived to find a male deceased in one of the motel rooms. A female, who was also in the room with the male and was known to him, was transported to the hospital with a gunshot wound. She is currently listed in critical condition. Major Investigations was called out to investigate.

 It appears both the male and the female in this incident knew each other. Both have addresses listed outside of the Abilene area. There is currently no perceived threat to the public. No arrests have been made. A motive for the shooting is currently under investigation. The identity of the victim will be released pending next of kin notification.



 Rick Tomlin

Public Information Coordinator 

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