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Teen Shot and Killed During Break-in Identified

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    Teen Shot and Killed During Break-in Identified
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    Ivory Dewayne Tatum III mugshot

    The Denton County Medical Examiner has identified a teenager shot and killed Sunday when he tried to break into a Lewisville apartment.

    Sixteen-year-old Edgar Espino was shot when he and another teen broke into an apartment just after 1 a.m. Sunday, according to the Lewisville Police Apartment.

    Police said Espino and Ivory Dewayne Tatum III, 17, entered an apartment in the 200 block of East Oak Knoll Circle.

    When officers arrived, a resident of the apartment had shot and killed Espino, and Tatum had injuries to his face.

    The medical examiner's report lists Espino's cause of death as a "shotgun wound of chest."

    Tatum was transported to a local hospital before he was arrested, according to police. He is charged with burglary of a habitation with intent of other felony.

    No injuries to the residents of the apartment were reported.