Levelland police arrest man accused of shooting and killing fami

Levelland police arrest man accused of shooting and killing family member

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Jeremy Atchinson, 36 Jeremy Atchinson, 36
LEVELLAND, Texas -

Levelland police arrested a man charged with shooting and killing a family member Saturday night. 

Police were called to conduct a welfare check near North Sherman Ave. and East Jackson Street. They found Jeremy Atchinson, 36, walking out of the home. Police report he got into his truck and drove off, leading officers on a short chase. He was arrested for evading arrest. 

Police went back to the home and were met by another family member who let them inside. That's when officers found Jill Atchinson, 59, dead inside the home.

Texas Rangers were called to assist with the investigation. Atchinson is charged with capital murder. 

Investigators report the victim was shot at least one time. 

 

 

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