Suspect Arrested in Shooting Death of 17-year-old

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An 18-year-old has been arrested in the shooting death of a 17-year-old late Monday night.

On August 3, 2020 at 11:10 p.m. TAPD was notified of a shooting in the 2800 block of Love Creek. Officers arrived on scene to find a 17 year old juvenile suffering from a gunshot wound.

The victim was treated and transported to St. Michael hospital where he succumbed to his injuries.

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Detectives and Crime Scene responded and began an investigation. Leads were developed through multiple avenues that lead to the issuance of a first-degree murder warrant for 18-year-old Keyuntre Ellis of Texarkana, AR.

Ellis later responded to the Bi-State Building where he turned himself in to Detectives.

Anyone with further information regarding this crime is asked to call Detective Easley at 903-798-3154.

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