Texas Teen Charged with Shooting 16-Year-Old Girl 22 Times

(WBAP/KLIF) — The suspected killer who shot a 16-year-old girl 22 times has been arrested.

Police say an ex-boyfriend has been arrested and charged with murder in the killing of a 16-year-old Houston girl who was shot 22 times as she walked her dog.

Diamond Alvarez was killed on January 11th at a park near her home. Houston police announced Tuesday that 17-year Frank Deleon was arrested Monday and charged with murder.

Alvarez’s mother, Anna Machado, says Deleon was her daughter’s ex-boyfriend and that he had texted her to meet him at the park shortly before she was killed.

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