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ARLINGTON A woman was shot and killed Friday night in an Arlington motel room.

The incident happened around 7:40 p.m. at the Motel 6 in the 1900 block of West Pleasant Ridge Road.

A man who called for help told first responders that he was responsible for shooting his wife.

Arlington police took Ricky Lynn Brown, 51, into custody and said he would be facing a murder charge.

The Tarrant County Medical Examiner's office identified the victim as 59-year-old Susan Brown of Mansfield.

Detectives continued to investigate the circumstances surrounding the woman's violent death.

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