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Abilene PD investigating homicide on city's east side

Officers responding to an injured subject call on Schaffner Road found a man lying dead near the roadway.
Credit: APD

ABILENE, Texas — Abilene Police are investigating a homicide on the city's east side.

According to a press release from the Abilene Police Department, at approximately 5:34 a.m. Friday, Oct. 15, officers responded to an injured subject call in the 100 block of Schaffner Road. The caller, a concerned citizen, reported a dead man lying near the roadway.

Responding officers the man dead, with apparent trauma, according to the release. The victim has been positively identified as Adrian Esteban Vizzerra, 23, of Abilene. Next-of-kin notification has been made.

Major Investigations Bureau detectives are actively investigating the incident as a homicide.

Anyone with information regarding this investigation is asked to contact the Abilene Police Department’s non-emergency phone number at 325-673-8331 or Abilene Crime Stoppers at 325-676-8477.