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15 and 18-year-old teens in custody for fatal shooting in Dallas

teens in custody for fatal shooting in Dallas

DALLAS, TEXAS: Police said a fatal shooting took place after a fight at a Garland gas station Thursday afternoon. Records show an 18-year-old and a 15-year-old are in custody.

Officers were called about 1:30 p.m. to the gas station’s parking lot in the 1800 block of West Kingsley Road, where a fight had been reported. The people involved shot at each other before driving off in two vehicles, Witnesses told police.

Police were called to a strip shopping center about 2½ miles away in the 1900 block of South First Street, a short time later. Police said that two shooting victims had shown up there in an SUV.

One man, whose identity has not to be disclosed, was sentenced dead at the strip mall. And another, 18-year-old Jairo Sait Saavedra, was treated at a hospital and released

Police said officers found that a 15-year-old shooting victim at a Dallas hospital also had been involved in the incident. Police said surveillance footage from the gas station showed people gathering and then fighting.

Police said, the 15-year-old shot Saavedra and the other victim. Officers don’t believe the teen was shooting in self-defense.

On a charge of aggravated assault with a deadly weapon, Saavedra was booked into the Garland jail.

The 15-year-old was being held in juvenile detention on a murder charge.

Written by Bryan Barnes

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