Garland Police Searching For Suspect In Shooting Of Teen

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December 10, 2019 - 1:07 pm
Garland Police

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GARLAND (1080 KRLD) - Police are searching for the man responsible for fatally shooting a 17-year-old last night in Garland. 

Garland Police Lieutenant Pedro Barineau says they got the call yesterday evening around 5:30 p.m. that a teen had been shot.

Barineau says a witness had driven the victim,17-year-old Christopher Cardoza to the hospial. He told police the shooting happened in a parking lot near South First Street during a transaction.

Authorities are not able to say what that transaction was but they believe it could be drug related.

Police say the spoke to witnesses and have several leads.

Cardoza is from Dallas and police say he was most likely a student.