Garland police are investigating the death of a 17-year-old male as a murder, police say.
According to the Garland Police Department, officers responded to a call regarding a possible gunshot wound at Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital Dallas on Tuesday.
Police say that when they arrived, they discovered that the victim had died from his injuries.
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The victim has been identified as 17-year-old Christopher Cardoza, a resident of Dallas, police say.
Garland police say that Cardoza's death is being investigated as a murder.
Detectives believe that Cardoza had gone to meet someone in a parking lot in the 3600 block of South First Street when he was shot and taken to the hospital by a witness.
Police say the investigation is ongoing.