Thursday, May 11, 2017

Texas Runaway, 12-Years Old, Shot And Killed

A reported 12-year-old runaway was shot and killed Wednesday night in Howard County.

Deputies responded to reports of a gunshot victim at Scenic Mountain Medical Center just before 8pm Wednesday night.

A news release states that once deputies were on scene, they identified the victim as 12-year-old Jose Hernandez. Hernandez had been reported as a runaway through the Big Spring Police Department, the news release states.

Hernandez died as a result of his injuries.

Deputies believe Hernandez was shot at a home north of Big Spring and was transported to the hospital in a private car.

Investigators have limited information on the details of the shooting at this time, but are currently working to develop information.


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