Fort Worth

Two Arrests Made in Connection to Deadly HS Shooting: Police

NBC 5 News

Police say they've arrested 20-year-old Brandon Negron Thursday following the deadly shooting of a 17-year-old.

According to a police report, a Fort Worth teenager was also arrested Tuesday in connection to the death outside of a high school.

The report said a 16-year-old boy was arrested in the death of Jaylen Patterson, 17, who was shot outside of Eastern Hills High School on June 7.

Police said he died from his injuries after being shot in the neck. According to police, who arrived to the scene at 5:20 p.m., students had been dismissed for the day.

Patterson was not a student at the time, Fort Worth ISD said.

The shooting is currently still under investigation and police say Negron faces multiple charges including murder and engaging in organized criminal activity.

Fort Worth police have not responded to requests for comment.

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