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34-year-old Mathew James Baker 34-year-old Mathew James Baker
BORGER, TX (KFDA) -

A Borger man is charged with Murder after police say he was involved in a fatal shooting Friday night. 

The incident happened in an apartment in the 100 block of Briarwood. According to Assistant Chief Brandon Strope, around 11:00 p.m. on March 3rd, 34-year-old Mathew James Baker barged into another man's apartment and shot him. The victim, Blake Thorvalsden, was pronounced dead at the scene. 

Officials say after the shooting, Baker went to Golden Plains Community Hospital for a gunshot wound received in the shooting from Thorvalsden. 

Detectives obtained a warrant charging  Baker with Murder, a first degree felony. The investigation is ongoing and Baker remains in Hutchinson County Jail on a one million dollar bond.  

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