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Police arrest 3 juveniles in fatal shooting of 15-year-old girl in Mesquite, officials say

Mesquite police said they think the teen was shot by someone she knew.
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MESQUITE, Texas — Updated Wednesday after police said they had made arrests.

Mesquite police have arrested three juveniles in the death of a 15-year-old girl who was shot and killed in Mesquite Saturday night, police said.

Mesquite police said they responded to a shooting call at around 10:32 p.m. Saturday in the 2300 block of Driftwood Drive. 

Police said they found a 15-year-old girl who had been shot. Officers rendered first aid until the Mesquite Fire Department paramedics arrived, which took the girl to a local hospital. She was pronounced dead at the hospital, police said.

Mesquite police said they think the teen knew the people who shot her.

All three juveniles face murder charges, according to Mesquite police.

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