Tajmon Robinson charged with capital murder

A Wichita Falls man who allegedly told police he intended to steal a Stripes to get money to leave town was charged this week with a capital murder charge in connection with the death of the convenience store clerk Floyd Kirt, according to court documents.

Tajmon Laterrance Robinson, 22, was being held Friday at the Wichita County Law Enforcement Center on $1 million bond, according to online jail records.

A Wichita County grand jury indicted Robinson on Wednesday on a count of capital murder by terror/threat other felony in connection with Kirt’s Feb. 12 death at a convenience store in the 2200 block of Southwest Parkway, court documents show.

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Police found Kirt dead of apparent gunshot wounds when they responded to a call for welfare just before 5 a.m. on February 12, court records show.

A review of video footage from the store showed a man entering the convenience store, shooting Kirt, taking items and exiting through the back door, according to allegations in court records.

A witness identified Robinson after seeing photos released by police on the news and recognizing his shoes, according to allegations in court documents.

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Wichita Falls police served a search warrant Feb. 17 at a house in the 2000 block of Garfield Street after discovering Robinson was staying there, according to allegations in court documents.

Two residents of the home told police Robinson had a handgun when he showed up there Feb. 12 in need of accommodation, according to allegations in court records.

Robinson told police he shot and killed Kirt during the robbery and took lottery tickets, according to allegations in court documents.

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