Shot fired, 2 youngsters injured after custody swap at Bellmead; Suspect Warrants | Native crime information

A 17-year-old was shot and another injured Thursday morning while trying to disarm a man who became aggressive after weaning a child with the child’s mother, said Brenda Kinsey, Bellmead’s deputy chief of police.

Police responded to the incident around 11:30 a.m. on the 1400 block on Lisa Street.

After the mother brought the child into the house, the 21-year-old, who had a gun with him, turned aggressive, Kinsey said. When the two teenagers who were outside the house tried to disarm the man, the gun fired once, she said. One of the boys was shot in the shoulder and the other burned by the gun, she said.

Both teenagers were taken to a local hospital in a private vehicle and the man left before police arrived, Kinsey said.

The police have received arrest warrants for a first degree felony for aggravated assault with a lethal weapon and two third degree felony crimes. You did not reveal his identity.

He was not detained on Thursday afternoon when the investigation continued.

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