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UPDATE: Wichita Falls Police report murder

Wichita Falls_In a press release this morning, the Wichita Falls Police Department says:

UPDATE - The Wichita Falls Police Department has identified the victim of this morning's murder at a motel. 46 year old Robert N. Sommer of Albuquerque, New Mexico was pronounced dead at the scene with a gunshot wound to the head. WFPD detectives have arrested another New Mexico man. Brian Jensen (w/m, 9-16-58) is charged with murder.

At 12:38 a.m., a man reported to Police that he had overheard a conversation about a murder at the Econo Lodge, 1700 5th Street. When Officers checked room 446, they found Sommer's body.

Members of the Criminal Investigation Section and Crime Scene Unit responded to the scene. As detectives followed leads through the morning, the suspect was identified and located at 2:20 a.m. in the 3100 block of Lawrence Road. Officers of the Patrol Section arrested Jensen without incident, but he was found to be armed with a handgun. His bond has been set at one-million dollars.

Jensen has also been charged with Possession of a Firearm by a Felon ($5,000 bond) and a Bench Warrant from Gila County, Arizona ($5,000 bond).

Sommer's body has been transported to the Tarrant County Coroner's Office for autopsy. Wichita Falls Police Department detectives have arrested a New Mexico man following an overnight shooting. Brian Jensen (w/m, 9-16-58) is charged with murder. At 12:38 a.m., a man reported to Police that he had overheard a conversation about a murder at the Econo Lodge, 1700 5th Street. When Officers checked room 446, they found a 46 year old man dead from a gunshot wound.

Members of the Criminal Investigation Section and Crime Scene Unit responded to the scene. As detectives followed leads through the morning, the suspect was identified and located at 2:20 a.m. in the 3100 block of Lawrence Road. Jensen was taken into custody without incident.

The name of the victim has not been released pending notification of next of kin. His body will be transported to the Tarrant County Coroner's Office for autopsy.

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