Abilene man arrested for murder of neighbor says he doesn’t remember fatal shooting

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ABILENE, Texas (KTAB/KRBC) – An Abilene man charged with the murder of his neighbor says he doesn’t remember the fatal shooting. 

Roy Lee Jackson, 66, was arrested and charged with murder Saturday after 64-year-old Delbert Pimpton was found dead from a gunshot wound to the head at at home on the 700 block of Forrest Avenue.

Jackson told police he and Pimpton had been drinking together then, “stated that he had to be the one that shot the victim because they were the only people in the residence however he stated that he did not remember doing this,” according to his arrest report. 

A handgun was recovered from the crime scene. 

Jackson remains jailed on a $125,000 bond. 

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