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The latest on September’s Uvalde park shooting

Police have offered few particulars concerning the circumstances of the Sept. 8 shooting.

SAN ANTONIO — Police in Uvalde say they’ve thus far arrested 9 suspects as their investigation right into a September park shooting continues. 

Two teenagers have been harm when gunfire broke out at Uvalde Memorial Park early within the night of Sept. 8. In addition to the three arrested that day, UPD officers say they’ve taken six others into custody—together with one of many victims, 18-year-old Bruce Brown, who faces prices of partaking in organized prison exercise. 

The different suspects are between 16 and 22 years previous, and their prices vary from aggravated assault with a lethal weapon to partaking in organized prison exercise. According to UPD, they’re:

  • Donovan Hill, 17, arrested on Sept. 8
  • Karlyn Valdez, 22, arrested on Sept. 8
  • An unidentified 16-year-old, arrested on Sept. 8
  • Daniel Chapa III, 18, arrested on Nov. 30
  • Nathaniel Chapa, 17, arrested on Nov. 30
  • Jordan Victorio, 18, arrested on Dec. 1
  • Jose Javier Jimenez, 17, arrested on Dec. 2 in Eagle Pass
  • Victor Flores, 17, arrested on Dec. 5

Police on Sept. 8 had stated the second sufferer, an 18-year-old, was anticipated to be taken into custody upon his launch from the hospital, however he wasn’t named in UPD’s Thursday replace on the investigation. 

They did add, nevertheless, that further arrests are anticipated sooner or later. Texas DPS officers had known as the shooting “gang-related,” however no additional particulars have been offered concerning the circumstances of the incident. Relatives have disputed that declare by state troopers. 

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