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Police: Bryan teenager identified as victim in BRAC shooting

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Posted at 12:31 PM, Apr 11, 2021
and last updated 2021-04-12 12:33:09-04

BRYAN, TX — A Bryan teenager has been identified as the victim of a shooting this Sunday.

Ponce DeLeon, 16, has been confirmed dead by the Bryan Police Department due to a reported gunshot wound.

On April 11, around 8 A.M that morning, Bryan PD officers were dispatched to the Bryan Regional Athletic Complex (BRAC), 2601 North Earl Rudder Freeway, on reports of a deceased person.

At about 2:15 pm, while Bryan PD officers were still on scene at BRAC, a second shooting victim arrived at St. Joseph Regional Health Center in Bryan, with an apparent gunshot wound. The 16-year-old shooting victim that arrived at St. Joseph Regional Health Center had allegedly been transported by a personal vehicle and is reported as being stable.

According to a Bryan PD press release, a preliminary investigation indicates that both shooting victims are connected to the same shooting incident at BRAC.

The investigation is ongoing.

The Bryan Police Department is still asking anyone with suspect or witness information to contact the Criminal Investigation Division at 979-209-5300 or Crime Stoppers at 979-775-TIPS (8477).

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