Fatal Waco Shooting Leaves One Dead and Two Injured in Overnight Incident

Waco, Texas – The Waco Police Department is currently investigating a tragic overnight shooting that resulted in the death of one man and left two women injured, marking the second homicide case of 2024. The incident took place in the early hours on Ruby Avenue, where officers responded to reports of gunfire.

Upon arrival at the scene at 3:01 a.m., authorities discovered a 19-year-old woman with a gunshot wound. Emergency services promptly transported her to a nearby hospital for treatment, where she is expected to make a full recovery. Additionally, an 18-year-old woman and a 39-year-old man were later brought to the hospital by an unidentified individual. While the teenager is expected to survive, tragically, the man succumbed to his injuries.

Preliminary investigations indicate that the shooting likely occurred during a dispute involving multiple individuals, although authorities have yet to identify the perpetrator. In light of this incident, the Waco Police Department is urging anyone with information to come forward and assist in their ongoing investigation.

If you have any information related to the shooting, you are encouraged to contact the Waco Police Department at (254) 750-7500. Alternatively, anonymous tips can be submitted to Crime Stoppers at 254-753-HELP (4357), where successful leads may result in a reward of up to $2,000.

The community is left reeling from this act of violence, underscoring the importance of coming together to support law enforcement efforts in maintaining public safety. As details continue to emerge, authorities are working diligently to bring justice to the victims and closure to their loved ones.