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UPDATE: Midland Murder Suspect Caught after Massive Manhunt

After a two-day manhunt, local and federal agents caught up to a man wanted for murder and attempted murder in Midland.

MIDLAND, TX (Local Big 2 News) (UPDATE) - A man accused of murder and attempted murder in Midland has been caught near Comstock, after a two-day manhunt.

Border patrol arrested Carl Wiley, 48 on Monday evening, according to a news release. Authorities say Wiley was in a stolen car and that he shot at the officers but no one was hurt.

Police say Wiley shot two people Saturday night near the 500 block of Clay Street in Midland on Saturday night. The woman dies from her injuries and the man was sent to hospital with life-threatening injuries, according to police.


Wiley faces murder and attempted murder charges.

ORIGINAL STORY:

MIDLAND, TX (Local Big 2 News) - A manhunt was underway Monday near Sanderson, Tx. for a Midland man wanted for murder and attempted murder, according to City of Midland officials.

Carl Wayne Wiley, 48, fled the scene of a shooting in the 500 block of S. Clay on Saturday, authorities said.

Witnesses say Wiley shot and killed Latonya Lucille Anders, 41, and injured Curtis Ray Stinnett,52, during the Saturday night shooting.

Anders was found dead at the scene, but Stinnett was taken to the hospital with life-threatening, authorities said.

“Wiley left the scene in a white Ford truck, and it was later discovered that Wiley fled Midland and was located by Border Patrol agents in Sanderson,” the city of Midland said in a statement.

Wiley led Border Patrol and local law enforcement on a brief vehicle pursuit, but authorities lost him after he fled on foot.

Authorities say he was about nine miles west of Sanderson.

“A massive manhunt is underway for Wiley in that region at this time and he is being considered as armed and dangerous,” the city said.

Anyone with information about this case is asked to call the Midland Police Department at 432-685-7108.


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