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The Waxahachie Police Department is investigating the shooting death that occurred in the 800 block of North Getzendaner St. on Sunday, Sept. 19. The deceased is identified as 30-year-old David Watts of Dallas.

Police said they received a 9-1-1 call at 8:20 p.m. from a female stating she had just shot her boyfriend at the location. Upon arrival, officers found Watts laying in the grass with a single bullet wound to his forehead. Lifesaving measures were started until AMR arrived and transported him to Baylor Scott & White – Waxahachie, where he was pronounced deceased.

Police said no further information will be released at this time, and no charges have been filed as the investigation is ongoing. The female who called is not being identified at this time in consideration of the ongoing investigation.

Detectives and crime scene investigators processed the scene and collected evidence. Multiple witnesses were on scene and provided statements to detectives.  

The investigation is active, and anyone with information, videos or photos is asked to contact detective Austin Starkey of the Waxahachie Police Department at 469-309-4400.

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