DALLAS (CBSDFW.COM) – Homicide Detectives have arrested Christopher James Garcia, 17, in the fatal shooting of Jaan Nathan Cantu, 19 in west Oak Cliff.
On June 1, Cantu was found on the ground in the parking lot with a gunshot wound at the Luna Blanca Apartments in the 3700 block of Mt. Ranier Street. Dallas Fire-Rescue took him to a local hospital, where he died.READ MORE: Dallas Restaurant Owner Who Served In The Army Gets Frozen Out Of COVID-19 Relief Money
Eight days later, police apprehended Garcia who was booked into the Dallas County Jail after detectives interviewed him.READ MORE: Too Much Time In North Texas Heat Leading To More Hospitalizations
Garcia was charged with murder.
A Dallas County magistrate will set his bond amount.MORE NEWS: Family Battles Scarborough Renaissance Festival And Texas Law Over Sexual Assault On Fairgrounds