St. Paul police arrest 14-year-old in shooting death of teenager
September 3, 2020
St. Paul police have arrested a 14-year-old boy on suspicion of murder in connection with the death of another teenager found mortally wounded Tuesday evening on the city's East Side.
Officers were called to the 1200 block of Hazelwood Street about 6 p.m., where they found Jorge Batres, 17, inside a pickup truck with a gunshot wound to the head. He was declared dead at the scene.
Witnesses reported someone running from the area following gunfire, and police were able to apprehend the teenage suspect nearby. Charges are pending.