Possible ‘Accidental’ Shooting Leaves 1 Dead, Another Hurt: DPD

A suspect has turned himself in to police for the alleged shooting and killing of a teen in West Dallas.


What to Know

  • Police responded to a shooting call at 1800 Bickers Street in West Dallas Tuesday night.
  • Police said one person died and another was hurt. They are investigating what led up to the shooting, but said it could be "accidental."
  • A family member said the victim is a 17-year-old male.

Dallas police announced Thursday they arrested a man accused of shooting a teenager in the face earlier this week.

Police said 26-year-old Eugene Webb turned himself into authorities on Wednesday morning and admitted to shooting the teen. 

The shooting occurred Tuesday in the 1800 block of Bickers Street in West Dallas. 

Family members told NBC 5's partners at Telemundo 39 that a 17-year-old male was shot in the face and died at the scene. 

A Dallas police spokesman said Tuesday night they were investigating if the shooting could have been "accidental." 

They also said another person was injured by pellets from the same weapon used to shoot the teenager, but was expected to survive. 

Webb was booked into the Dallas County Jail and charged with manslaughter, a second degree felony. 

This is a developing story, check back for updates. 

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