An 18-year-old Dallas man has been indicted on a homicide cost within the April capturing loss of life of Tony Evans Jr., a 17-year-old Lancaster Excessive senior and College of Wyoming soccer recruit.
A Dallas County grand jury handed up the indictment of Keyshawn Evanta Harris on Wednesday, court docket data present.
Evans was fatally shot about 1:30 a.m. April 11 throughout a celebration on the Hawthorn Suites lodge within the 7900 block of Brookriver Drive. One other individual was wounded.
Harris was arrested several days later.
Police haven’t launched any further details about the case, together with what led to the capturing and the way detectives recognized Harris as a suspect.
Courtney Massingill, 18, informed The Dallas Morning Information that he had simply parked on the Stemmons Hall lodge when he heard pictures and screaming. He referred to as Evans, who didn’t reply his telephone.
When somebody informed Massingill that Evans had been shot, he ran to the lodge and located his good friend “in a puddle of blood.” He and different buddies rushed Evans to the hospital, the place they stayed till they realized of his loss of life.
Evans, a large receiver, had signed a letter of intent to play for Wyoming simply weeks earlier than his loss of life.
His mom, Aretha Evans, stated their household was “left broken-hearted” by the lack of the caring, upstanding teen.
“He inspired these round him,” she stated.
Wyoming soccer coach Craig Bohl was among the many many athletes, coaches, politicians and neighborhood members who referred to as for an finish to gun violence within the wake of Evans’ slaying.
“Violent lack of life, that ought to not have occurred,” he stated. “Sadly it’s a part of our society proper now.”
Harris, who additionally faces a cost of aggravated assault, remained in custody Friday, with complete bail of $1 million. His lawyer couldn’t instantly be reached for remark.