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Man Dead, Suspect On the Run in Mineral Wells Fatal Shooting: Police

Suspect, victim in fatal shooting believed to be acquaintances

Mineral Wells police are looking for help Friday locating a man they believe may have shot and killed a man in his car Wednesday.

At about 5 p.m. Wednesday, Mineral Wells police responded to a "shots fired" call near 200 Evergreen and while checking the area found a man slumped over the  steering wheel of a car near the intersection of Lee and Lexington.

The man, later identified as 26-year-old Richard Grajeda, was later determined to have died from a gunshot wound and was believed to have been shot somewhere other than where he died.

Police are now looking for 29-year-old Lonneil Javon White in connection with Grajeda's death. They describe White as a black man who is about 6 feet 5 inches tall and weighing about 235 pounds. He has black hair and brown eyes. White is believed to be driving a white Ford Crown Victoria and may have left Mineral Wells for the Metroplex. He is to be considered armed and dangerous.

Investigators previously said they believe the suspect and victim knew each other but have not released a motive for the shooting.

The Texas Rangers are assisting Mineral Wells police with the ongoing investigation.

NBC 5's Frank Heinz contributed to this report.

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