UPDATE: Police have released the identity of the suspected gunman in this case. Details here.


Police in Temple are investigating after a teenager was found fatally wounded inside a home near downtown Sunday afternoon.

Temple PD public information officer Shawana Neely said officers responded to a reported shooting in the 1500 block of East Calhoun at 1:33 PM Sunday. When they arrived, they found 18-year-old Mikhail Jawan Ellis suffering from an apparent gunshot wound.

Ellis was transported to Baylor Scott & White Hospital, where he passed away as a result of his injuries.

According to Neely, officers located a person believed to have been involved in the shooting shortly after arriving at the scene. Charges against the suspect were pending with the Bell County District Attorney's Office Sunday evening. Their name had not been released at the time of this article's publication.

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