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Three injured in Erath County shooting; 17-year-old suspect apprehended.


Three people were injured in a shooting at a residence off State Highway 108 in Erath County Friday night in what authorities say began as a domestic disturbance.

Information from the Erath County Sheriff’s Office said deputies responded to the scene on June 14 and found three individuals, including a juvenile, injured in an apparent shooting.

The suspect, identified as 17-year-old Diego Delacruz, fled the scene, but was apprehended by law enforcement a short time later.

Delacruz was arrested and charged with three counts of aggravated assault with a deadly weapon/family violence.

The victims are being treated at various hospitals.

This case will be turned over to the Erath County District Attorney’s Office for prosecution.




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