Family, friends say goodbye to Kyle teen

Kyle Police at the scene of a shooting near Discovery and Leonardo. (KXAN Photo/ Lauren Kravets)

AUSTIN (KXAN) — The teenager killed in a drive-by-shooting on Sunday will be laid to rest Wednesday in Austin.

18-year-old Natanaell Bardales was killed outside a Kyle home around 3:50 p.m. His funeral will be at the Mission Funeral Home at 11 a.m.

A 16-year-old has been arrested in connection to the shooting. However, since he a minor police are not releasing his name.

Kyle Police at the scene of a shooting near Discovery and Leonardo. (KXAN Photo/ Lauren Kravets)
Kyle Police at the scene of a shooting near Discovery and Leonardo. (KXAN Photo/ Lauren Kravets)

When officers arrived at the home they found the victim with a gunshot wound to his head. Bardales died an hour later at the hospital.

Witnesses provided police with two possible names of the suspect. The 16-year-old was found and arrested in the Kyle Post Oak community. He faces murder charges at the Hays County Juvenile Detention Facility.

“I just saw him last week, he was smiling,” remembers Daimean a friend of the victim. “I didn’t know he had a little brother, and he was with one of my other younger friends and now he’s gone.”

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1 thought on “Family, friends say goodbye to Kyle teen

  1. can you include the location of the funeral home (there are 3 mission funeral’s).

    Visitation will be Tuesday, April 5, 2015 beginning at 5:00 p.m. with a Prayer Service at 7:00 p.m., Mission Funeral Home Serenity Chapel, 6204 S. First St., Austin. A Funeral Service will be held Wednesday at 11:00 a.m., at the Funeral Home. Interment will follow in Assumption Cemetery. – See more at: http://www.legacy.com/obituaries/statesman/obituary.aspx?n=natanaell-bardales&pid=179517515&fhid=17752#sthash.dPnqKFqC.dpuf

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