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21-year-old Killed While Protecting Uncle During Robbery

November 03, 2018 - 10:50 pm

GARLAND (1080 KRLD) - A 21-year-old man was killed while trying to save his uncle during an armed robbery. Garland police say the incident occurred around 8:30 p.m. Friday along the 500 block of Cedar Drive when the victim and his uncle were arriving home.

Surviellence video outside the home shows four men  approaching the victim and his uncle as they get out of the car. The victim's uncle says that two of the men were armed with a handgun and a rifle..

A struggle ensued between the uncle and one of the men. When the victim attempted to help, he was shot in the torso and taken to a nearby hospital where he later died. All four men fled the scene.

Detectives are examining the surviellence video and asking anyone with information about the incident to call Garland Police at 972-485-4840.