UPDATE: Wichita Falls Police Investigate Shooting on McNiel Avenue
Townsquare Media-Wichita Falls
UPDATE: Police have identified the deceased man as 50 year-old Jeffery Rohling of Wichita Falls. Rohling died of a gunshot wound to the chest. Sources tell News Talk 1290 that Rohling may have been retrieving a shotgun from the trunk of a car when the weapon accidentally discharged. Rohling was co-owner and business manager of Mathnasium here in Wichita Falls.
A passerby discovered the body of a man in front of the garage of a home on McNiel Avenue near Cromwell. The body was discovered at around 2:45 pm Wednesday. Police say the man had been shot, apparently by his own gun, although the exact circumstances of the shooting remain unclear. Police say it does not appear to be a homicide. The shooting remains under investigation. The man’s identity has not yet been officially released.