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Posted on: October 12, 2021

Police Investigating Homicide in South Abilene

ABILENE, TX – On Monday, October 11, 2021, at approximately 2:38 pm, the Abilene Police Department responded to an injured subject call in the 4000 block of Redbud Circle.  Upon arrival, responding Officers located a 43-year-old white male gunshot victim.  The victim was transported to a local hospital via ambulance.  Initial information indicated that the victim knew the shooter.


At approximately 4:00 pm, Officers were involved in a motor vehicle pursuit with the alleged suspect, a 22-year-old black male.  During the pursuit, the suspect began travelling southbound in the northbound lanes of South Danville Drive where he intentionally struck a white sedan at Post Oak Road and South Danville Drive.  At approximately 4:09 pm, the suspect was taken into custody without incident at this same intersection.  The driver of the white sedan, a 20-year-old white male, was transported to a local hospital and treated for his injuries.


At approximately 5:29 pm, the shooting victim succumbed to his injuries.  Notification of next-of-kin has been made.  The victim has been identified as 43-year-old Edward Daniels of Abilene.


The suspect has been identified as 22-year-old Malik Tyrese Corbin of Abilene.  Corbin is being charged with First Degree Felony Murder.  He is also charged with Second Degree Felony Aggravated Assault in reference to the motor vehicle collision.  


Detectives with the Major Investigations Bureau are actively investigating this incident.




John Ramirez

Public Information Officer

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