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18-year-old faces murder charge in connection with Dallas shooting, police say

Authorities pronounced a 20-year-old man dead Saturday at the scene of the shooting near the 10900 block of Stone Canyon Road.
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Updated at 1:11 p.m. Saturday with the name of the man who died.

Dallas police have arrested a suspect who they say shot and killed a man Saturday morning at the Canyon Creek Apartments. 

Timothy Kaylon Valdez, 18, was taken into custody in connection with a deadly shooting that occurred near the 10900 block of Stone Canyon Road, officials said.

Officers responded to the shooting call around 1:40 a.m. and found a 20-year-old Tommy Elijah Gouge with a gunshot wound. Officials pronounced him dead at the scene. 

Valdez faces a murder charge in connection with the shooting, according to police. 

It's unclear if the suspect knew the man he's accused of shooting or what led up to the incident. 

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