Twin brothers shot in school parking lot near Fort Worth, one dies

Tristan Torres (Burleson Police Department Photo)
Tristan Torres (Burleson Police Department Photo)

BURLESON, Texas (AP/KXAN) — Authorities say a 17-year-old was fatally shot and his twin brother was wounded after they went to a North Texas school parking lot to have a fight with someone.

City of Burleson spokeswoman DeAnna Phillips said Monday that an 18-year-old turned himself in after the shooting at Mound Elementary School, about 16 miles south of downtown Fort Worth. Tristan Torres is awaiting arraignment after being arrested on a murder charge.

The Tarrant County medical examiner’s office says Cameron Lewis was pronounced dead Sunday morning after being taken to a hospital. He’d been shot in the head. Police say his twin was shot in the foot and his injury wasn’t life-threatening.

Police say the gunman stopped on a street near the parking lot late Saturday night and fired several shots. Cameron Lewis was in a vehicle when he was shot. His brother was standing outside. 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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