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Suspect in fatal Ennis shooting identified

Posted at 4:52 PM, Oct 24, 2020
and last updated 2020-10-24 21:59:45-04

UPDATE: The suspect in Friday's fatal shooting has been identified as 53-year-old Rick Park of Ennis.

The Ennis Police Department announced in a joint statement with the Madison County Sheriff's Department on Saturday that Park is being held on charges of deliberate homicide and assault with a weapon.

The name of the woman has not yet been released.

We will update you as we get more informatoin.

(First report, Friday, 4:33 pm) A woman has died and a man is in custody after a shooting in Ennis on Friday afternoon.

According to a press release from the Ennis Police and the Madison County Sheriff's office, at approximately 2:01 pm the Madison County Sheriff’s Office Dispatch Center received information regarding a gunshot within Ennis town limits.

The Ennis Police Department, Madison County Sheriff’s Office, and U.S. Forest Service Law Enforcement with Ennis Ambulance responded to the scene.

A woman died as a result of a gunshot wound. One male suspect is in custody and there is no threat to the community.

This is a developing story and will be updated as more information becomes available.