UPDATE: Shooting victim dies, homicide now under investigation


ABILENE, Texas (KTAB/KRBC) – A 43-year-old Abilene man has now died after police say he was shot on the city’s south side Monday afternoon.

The victim was identified as 43-year-old Edward Daniels of Abilene.

According to police, the man accused of shooting and killing Daniels was 22-year-old Malik Tyrese Corbin of Abilene. He is being charged with First Degree Felony Murder and Second Degree Felony Aggravated Assault. Police apprehended Corbin after a brief pursuit. It ended at Post Oak Road and S. Danville Dr.

A shooting suspect was taken into custody when a brief pursuit ended at Post Oak Road and S Danville Drive in Abilene.

The shooting happened on the 4000 block of Redbud Circle around 2:40 p.m.

The victim, later identified as Daniels, was taken to a local hospital before he died at about 5:30 p.m.

Police say preliminary information indicated that the victim knew the shooter.

This homicide remains under investigation.

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