Charles Nichelson

Mesquite Police Investigating a Teen Shooting

Mesquite police are investigating the shooting of a 17-year-old teen who was found in a car.

Ricardo Gonzales-Palacios of Balch Springs was found with a gunshot wound after reports of gunfire on the 1600 block of Crestridge Drive.

He was transported by ambulance to a local hospital where he later died.

Police believe he knew the person who shot him, but the investigation is still ongoing.

Crime Stoppers is offering a reward for information that leads to an arrest and indictment.

[This story will continue to be updated as more details are released.]

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