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LPD investigators serve murder warrant in connection to May shooting

Published: Jun. 24, 2021 at 7:13 PM CDT|Updated: Jun. 25, 2021 at 7:28 AM CDT
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LUBBOCK, Texas (KCBD) – A murder warrant has now been served to a 17-year-old in the death of a Lubbock teenager in the South Plains Mall parking lot on May 4th.

Jake Canales was served a warrant Thursday just before 5:30 p.m. He was booked in the the Lubbock County Detention Center for other charges related to the shooting death of 18-year-old Christopher Castillo.

On May 4, around 9:43 p.m. police found Castillo in the parking lot between the movie theater and the carnival with a serious gunshot wound to the chest. He was taken to UMC where he later died.

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