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Teen charged in fatal Waskom shooting

WASKOM, TX (KSLA) -

Waskom police have charged a Marshall, Texas teen with manslaughter in the shooting death of a 23-year-old man early Saturday morning.

Jose Luis Lopez was found suffering a gunshot wound 3:30 a.m. in the 200 block of Lee Circle.

He was taken to LSU Hospital, where he was pronounced dead.

Police took a 16-year-old suspect into custody shortly after the shooting for questioning.

He has now been charged with one count of manslaughter and is being held at the Juvenile Detention Center in Marshall.

Few other details have been released. They are still not saying what the relationship between the shooter and the victim is at this point. The incident is still under investigation.

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