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Victim identified in deadly Waco shooting; detectives cannot find gun

Ardra Robinson, 31, is charged with murder
Ardra Robinson, 31, is charged with murder(KWTX)
Published: May. 17, 2022 at 9:24 AM CDT
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WACO, Texas (KWTX) - The Waco Police Department has identified the victim of a deadly shooting Tuesday morning as John Wesley Perry III, a man allegedly shot and killed by Ardra Robinson, 31.

The shooting happened in the 5300 block of Bosque Boulevard at about 8:30 a.m., Waco Police said.

Police officers at the scene found Perry suffering from multiple gunshot wounds. He died at the scene, police said.

Robinson, who reportedly knew the victim, was taken to the McLennan County Jail and charged with murder.

Detectives are looking for the gun used in the murder and are asking for the public’s help finding the weapon, which may have been thrown out a car window near the 1600 Block of W. Waco Drive.

If you do locate a handgun, please immediately call police at 254-750-7500.

This is the 13th murder in Waco this year.

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