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Posted on: January 31, 2021

UPDATE: Frisco Police Investigate Homicide

MARTIN, Artis Ray

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Sunday, January 31, 2021

 

FOR MORE INFORMATION CONTACT:           

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CALL FOR SERVICE #: 21009421

 

 UPDATE: Frisco Police Investigate Homicide

 FRISCO, TX – The Frisco Police Department continues to investigate after a Friday-night shooting left one person dead and another hospitalized with apparent gunshot wounds.   Officers responded to the call at the Stewart Creek Apartments in the 7500 block of Stonebrook Parkway at around 7:25 PM, on Friday, January 29.  

 Arriving officers located 17-year-old Chineye Jones of Frisco suffering from apparent gunshot wounds; she was pronounced dead at the scene.  Jones was a student at Frisco High School.  

 Officers also located an adult male victim who was transported by Frisco Fire/EMS to an area hospital, where he remains hospitalized.  His identity is not being released.  

 Officers were able to quickly identify and take into custody the suspected gunman, 19-year-old Artis Ray Martin of Frisco.  Martin was charged with Murder, a first-degree felony, and Aggravated Assault Causing Serious Bodily Injury, a second-degree felony.  He is currently being held at the Collin County Detention Facility in lieu of $150,000 total bond.  

 Frisco Police believe that the parties involved were acquaintances, and that this was an isolated incident.  No danger to the public is believed to exist.  The investigation remains active and ongoing.  

 Anyone with information regarding this incident is requested to contact the Frisco Police Department at (972) 292-6010. They can also send an anonymous tip by texting FRISCOPD and the tip to 847411 (tip411) or by downloading the Frisco PD app available on Android and iOS devices.  

 Frisco Police PIO’s are available via email at [email protected] or by phone at 972-292-6133.

 

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