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15-year-old arrested in Temple following shooting, death of 16-year-old on Tuesday

Temple Police
Posted at 10:08 AM, May 21, 2024

UPDATE

According to Temple police, at around 2:00 a.m. on Wednesday, officers arrested a 15-year-old juvenile on a directive to apprehend for murder.

"The Temple Police Department Criminal Investigations Unit is actively investigating this homicide, and there is no additional information at this time," authorities said.

25 News will provide updates on this story as they become available.

ORIGINAL STORY

Police are investigating the shooting death of a 16-year-old boy overnight, but few details have been released.

Around 1:10 a.m. Tuesday, officers patrolling in the 4300 block of Lions Park found the boy's body in the road with a gunshot wound. Police say the case remains under investigation.

Anyone with information is asked to call Temple police or Bell County Crime Stoppers at (254) 526-8477. You can also give anonymous tips at bellcountycrimestoppers.com.