A store clerk has died and a 15-year-old is in police custody after a robbery in Mesquite on Wednesday afternoon.
According to the Mesquite Police Department, the shooting happened in a strip-center shopping mall in the 1800 block of North Galloway Avenue at approximately 1:40 p.m.
Police said when officers arrived, they found the adult male clerk with multiple gunshot wounds lying on the ground.
The clerk was rushed to a nearby hospital in serious condition but later died as a result of his injuries.
According to police, during the subsequent investigation, officers identified and arrested a 15-year-old male from Mesquite.
This teenager has been charged with capital murder, police said.
Anyone with any further information about this crime should contact the Mesquite Police Department at 972-285-6336 or Investigator M. Heidelberg at 972-216-6290.