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15-year-old arrested for teen's shooting death near Old East Dallas park, police say

The shooting happened near Old East Dallas Work Yard Park on Saturday, June 4. Detectives believe at least one other person was with the suspect.
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DALLAS — Police say they've arrested a 15-year-old suspect in connection to a shooting that killed one teen and injured another.

The suspect hasn't been identified, but the Dallas Police Department said they've been charged for murder and unlawful carrying of weapons.

Officers first responded to the shooting just before 1 a.m. on Saturday, June 4. This was on Alton Avenue, near Old East Dallas Work Yard Park.

According to police, officers found a 14-year-old boy who was shot in the head and a 19-year-old shot in the hand. Both were taken to a hospital, where the 14-year-old died.

Detectives are still looking for anyone else that was with the suspect that night.

Anyone who may have information is encouraged to call police at 214-671-3623. 

Crime Stoppers is also offering a reward of up to $5,000 for information that leads to an arrest and indictment. They can be reached at 214-373-8477.

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