2 arrested in connection with fatal shooting at Lubbock apartment
LUBBOCK, Texas (KCBD) - The Metropolitan Special Crimes Unit has made two arrests in a shooting that occurred at 11:22 p.m. June 9 at the Ella Apartments, located at 1102 58th St., that left one person dead.
The investigation has determined three suspects approached the apartment with the intent to rob a narcotics dealer in the unit. Upon arrival, an altercation occurred in the apartment that resulted in a juvenile male fatally shooting 14-year-old Dequavion Traylor. The three suspects then fled on foot and were picked up by a white pickup truck and continued to flee the area.
At approximately 4:45 a.m. June 12, 17-year-old Mifford Malicke Hannon and the male juvenile offender who shot Traylor were taken into custody by investigators with the Metropolitan Special Crimes Unit and the Texas Anti-Gang Center in Abernathy, Texas.
Hannon was transported by the Abernathy Police Department to the Hale County Detention Center and booked for murder where he is being held on a $500,000 bond. The male juvenile was transported to the Lubbock County Juvenile Justice Center.
This case remains under investigation by the Metropolitan Special Crimes Unit.
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