The Frisco Police Department is seeking the public's help in an ongoing investigation following a shooting that resulted in one fatality and another individual sustaining injuries.
On Wednesday, November 15, 2023, at approximately 9:34 p.m., Frisco Police Officers responded to reports of gunshots near the Walmart at the northwest corner of Preston Road and Hickory Street. Dispatch received calls from witnesses who reported hearing gunfire, and at least one person was believed to have been shot.
Upon arrival at the scene, officers discovered one individual in the Walmart parking lot with multiple gunshot wounds and a second person nearby on Hickory Street, also with multiple gunshot wounds. While some officers secured the area for the safety of those present, others initiated a search for possible suspects. The wounded victims were attended to by personnel from the Frisco Fire Department and subsequently transported to local hospitals for medical treatment.
Despite efforts to save both victims, one of them succumbed to their injuries, while the second victim is currently in stable condition. The identities of the victims are being withheld at this time.
As of now, no arrests have been made, and the investigation is ongoing. Frisco Police Detectives are actively working to gather information on potential suspects. Authorities are urging anyone with information related to the incident to contact the Frisco Police Department at (972) 292-6010. Tips can also be submitted anonymously through text by sending "FRISCOPD" and the tip to 847411 (tip411) or by using the Frisco PD app.
While initial information suggested the incident was isolated, further investigation reveals that the victims were shot at random, according to Frisco police.
As a precaution, the Frisco Police Department offers the following reminders for personal safety:
- Be aware of your surroundings and exercise vigilance.
- Minimize opportunities that may attract criminal attention, such as walking alone, using phones, or wearing headphones.
- Trust your instincts.
- Report any suspicious activity by calling the non-emergency line at (972) 292-6010 or dialing 9-1-1.