Two shot dead in Arlington street gunfight on Tennessee Trail

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ARLINGTON, TX – On Wednesday, December 2, 2020 at approximately 12:01 p.m., the Arlington Police Department responded to a shooting in progress call in the 900 block of Tennessee Trail. It was reported that there was a group of males fighting before multiple gunshots were heard. Upon arrival, officers located three individuals with gunshot wounds who were all taken to local hospitals. Two of these victims were pronounced deceased at the hospital, while the third victim is expected to survive.

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Detectives have charged 17-year old Lorenzo Armstrong Jr. with Capital Murder of Multiple Persons as well as Aggravated Assault with a Deadly Weapon related to this incident. He is currently in custody and housed in the Arlington Jail.

He was one of the persons initially detained at the scene by responding officers. “We are thankful for the quick response by patrol officers and detectives to bring this horrible incident to quick resolution,” said Interim Police Chief Kevin Kolbye. “We continue to work this case and encourage anyone with additional information to come forward.”

Anyone with any information is encouraged to contact Detective Williams at 817.459.5312. Tipsters can also remain anonymous and may be eligible for a cash reward by contacting Tarrant County Crime Stoppers at 817.469.TIPS.

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