17-year-old turns himself in to police after fatal Grand Prairie shooting

17-year-old turns himself in to police after fatal Grand Prairie shooting
Teenager Turns Himself In After Police Find Man Shot To Death
Avante Stewart is facing a murder charge and is in the Grand Prairie Detention Center, police said Thursday. He also faces a charge of unauthorized use of a vehicle. Bond has not been set. 

Stewart is accused of fatally shooting the man, whose name has not been released, while the victim was in the drivers seat of a car about 11:15 p.m. in the 2400 block of South Carrier Parkway. 

The shooter had fled by the time police responded to reports of gunfire, police spokesman Mark Beseda said.

GRAND PRAIRIE (CBSDFW.COM) – A 17-year-old turned himself in to Grand Prairie police for the shooting death of a man Wednesday night.

It happened in the 2400 block of S. Carrier Pkwy. At the scene officers located a vehicle with a male in the driver seat with an apparent gunshot wound. The victim was transported to a local trauma center where he was pronounced deceased.

Detectives said they do not believe this was a random incident and that the victim may have been specifically targeted.

The victims identity will be released by the Tarrant County Medical Examiners office once an official identification is completed and next of kin are notified.


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