Juvenile Suspect Held in Connection to Shooting Death in Temple
A teenager is currently being held in the Bell County Juvenile Detention Center for his alleged involvement in a fatal shooting that happened Wednesday on East Young Avenue in Temple.
KWTX reports that a woman reported finding her husband dead in their home in the 2200 block of East Young around 6 PM Wednesday. Police began searching for a 2014 Volkswagen Jetta being driven by a possible suspect.
Shortly after 10 PM, the vehicle was spotted driving by the crime scene. Police gave chase, but lost sight of the car on Highway 53. Not long after the chase, police received word that the vehicle had crashed and that a citizen had detained the teenage driver.
According to KWTX, the teen was treated at McLane Children’s Hospital before being released into police custody.
Police have not yet revealed details about the alleged murder.