Abilene police release identity of shooting victim

Police have identified the man they found Sunday lying on the roadway in Abilene as 36-year old Donald Perkins. 

At approximately 9 p.m. Sunday, police received a call from a citizen of an injured subject lying in the roadway on Arnold Boulevard near Interstate 20. The caller stated that the victim had been shot. When police arrived on scene, Perkins was lying on the roadway dead.

Police immediately secured the scene and began a homicide investigation. Next of kin has been notified.

The investigation is in its early stages. Police are asking for anyone who may have information about Perkins or his recent whereabouts to contact the Abilene Police Department non-emergency number at 325-673 – 8331 or Abilene Crime Stoppers at 325-676-8477.