Fort Worth

18-Year-Old Dies From Injuries Suffered in Sunday Shooting

Police said they believe the shooting may have begun as a domestic altercation


An 18-year-old died Monday from injuries sustained in a shooting Sunday in Fort Worth.

According to the Fort Worth Police Department, officers responded to a shooting call in the 800 block of South Sylvania Avenue shortly after 7 p.m.

When officers arrived, they found that Lawrence Garcia Jr., 18, had been shot. 

Police said the shooting may have begun as a domestic altercation. 

According to police, several persons of interest have been detained.

Garcia was transported to an area hospital in critical condition, where he later died.

Fort Worth police are continuing to investigate the circumstances surrounding the shooting.

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