Friday, May 14, 2021

Murder Charges Pending in Shooting Death

At around 5:15 pm yesterday, Southlake officers responded to a reported shooting in the 100 block of Central Avenue at the intersection of FM 1709. Upon arrival, officers located the shooter, later identified as 52-year old Kenneth Dean Martin, and one victim who sustained a gunshot wound. The victim appeared to have been seated in her vehicle when she was shot. Martin was immediately taken into custody without incident. A handgun was recovered at the scene. The victim, who was identified as 55-year old Linda Martin, was transported to Baylor Grapevine where she was pronounced dead shortly before 10:30 pm last night. Kenneth Martin is in custody pending arraignment. He will be charged with murder.

Both the suspect and the victim reside in Flower Mound. The couple was involved in divorce proceedings. The shooting is still under investigation.

Kenneth Dean Martin

Suspect: Kenneth Dean Martin