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Teenager Shoots, Kills His Mother in Dallas on Friday: Police

NBC 5 News

A woman is dead and her teenage son is in police custody after a shooting in Dallas on Friday afternoon.

According to police, officers responded to an abandoned child call at 1202 Mclean Avenue at approximately 4:34 p.m.

Police said when officers arrived, they found that a two-year-old child had been dropped off at her great-grandparent's home by an unknown individual.

The child was supposed to be with her grandmother, police said.

According to police, the great-grandparents became concerned for the well-being of the child's grandmother and requested a welfare check at the grandmother's home at 4743 Lynnacre Drive.

Police said the victim, 47-year-old Aime Salinas-Alvarado, was found dead inside her home after suffering a single gunshot wound to the head.

Through the course of the investigation, it was determined that the victim's 15-year-old son shot and killed her before taking the child to the great-grandparent's home, police said.

According to police, the suspect took the his mother's vehicle and went to a friend's home.

Police said the suspect was taken into custody without incident and provided a full confession to detectives.

He was arrested and transported to Henry Wade Juvenile Detention Facility, and he will be charged with capital murder, police said.