Police release victim's name from city's second homicide of the weekend

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Wichita Falls police released victim's name from city's second homicide of the weekend.

According to WFPD public information officer Jeff Hughes:

Shortly after 2 a.m., first responders and police answered a medical call in the 1000 block of Covington Street. They found 32-year-old Andrew Lopez in his pickup dead from an apparent gunshot wound to the chest.

Wichita Falls police investigated a gunshot victim on Covington Street Sunday morning.
Wichita Falls police investigated a gunshot victim on Covington Street Sunday morning.

Lopez's truck was found partially parked in a driveway and yard. Police interviewed witnesses and searched the area where the truck was found. Crimes against persons detective Sgt. Brian Sheehan said the victim’s body will be sent for autopsy.

Wichita Falls police investigated a gunshot victim on Covington Street Sunday morning.
Wichita Falls police investigated a gunshot victim on Covington Street Sunday morning.

Detectives are requesting help from residents in the 1000 block of Covington or Iowa Park Road who might have security cameras installed that captured footage of the incident.

Wichita Falls police investigated a gunshot victim on Covington Street Sunday morning.
Wichita Falls police investigated a gunshot victim on Covington Street Sunday morning.

If you have information about these crimes or any other felony crime, call Crime Stoppers at 940-322-9888, or if you’re calling long distance, call 1-800-322-9888. Also available is the user friendly phone app - P3 Tips.

Wichita Falls police investigated a gunshot victim on Covington Street Sunday morning.
Wichita Falls police investigated a gunshot victim on Covington Street Sunday morning.

This is the second homicide this weekend. According to a previous Times Record News report, shortly after noon Saturday, police responded to a check welfare call on Brown Street where they found 23-year-old Zachary Wood murdered.

This article originally appeared on Wichita Falls Times Record News: Police release victim's name from city's second homicide of the weekend