Kyle murder suspect in custody

KYLE, Texas (KXAN) — Michael Trejo is in custody for a murder that happened early Monday morning in the Bluebonnet Estates Mobile Home Park, according to Kyle police.

At 2:00 a.m., they responded to calls about shots fired on Del Ray Drive. When they got there, they found the body of 23-year-old Carlos Edward Fernandez.

Police had responded to a disturbance just three hours before at the nearby intersection of Fountain Grove Drive and Antelope Hills Drive.  At that time, they interviewed Fernandez as a witness and arrested Christopher Vacuna, 18, for allegedly discharging a weapon. They charged him with deadly conduct.

Just before 10 p.m. on Monday, Kyle Police Chief Jeff Barnett said a murder warrant for Michael Trejo, 18, was issued.

Trejo is currently in the Williamson County Jail on an unrelated charge stemming from a motor vehicle accident earlier Monday morning.

Kyle police are asking anyone with information to call them at 512-268-3232. provides commenting to allow for constructive discussion on the stories we cover. In order to comment here, you acknowledge you have read and agreed to our Terms of Service. Users who violate these terms, including use of vulgar language or racial slurs, will be banned. If you see an inappropriate comment, please flag it for our moderators to review.

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