Teenage victim in East Texas shooting identified

Posted by Ellen Krafve - email

TYLER, TX (KLTV) - According to Tyler police, Travion Desdunes, 17, of Tyler was the victim of a shooting that happened Monday night. The shooting took place in the 600 block of Meadow.

Desdunes was shot with a handgun once in the arm. The bullet then went into his chest and out the other side.

According to authorities, there had been an earlier altercation at Fun Forest Park that involved Desdunes and the suspect.

Authorities are working to identify the suspects involved in the aggravated assault.

Desdunes' wound is not thought to be life threatening. He is a student at Robert E. Lee High School.

If you have any information on this crime, you can contact Smith County Crimestoppers at 903-597-2833 or the Tyler Police Department at 903-531-1000.

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