Victim identified after Waco apartment shooting

Posted at 2:59 PM, Aug 15, 2018
and last updated 2018-08-15 21:43:19-04

A man who was taken to the hospital in unknown condition after a shooting Wednesday afternoon was identified.

Waco police said it happened at 1:45 p.m. on 37th Avenue and Sleeper. Police say that a shooting happened inside of an apartment. Bobby Thompson, 41, was found lying on the floor with a gunshot wound. 

Police found multiple weapons, drugs and cash at the scene. They said it is possible the recovered evidence had something to do with Thompson being shot. 

He was taken to the hospital in unknown condition. 

Witnesses identified the shooter as a male. He left the scene prior to the officer's arrival. Patrol worked the scene and street crime units worked the drug part of the case, according to Waco police.

Arthur Carter, 25, was arrested at the scene for possession of marijuana. 

Police are still investigating. 

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