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MS-13 gang members charged in shooting death of Houston teen: report

Two MS-13 gang members were on Wednesday arrested for the murder of a Houston teenager on Dec. 16.
(justice.gov)

Two reputed MS-13 gang members were charged Wednesday in the shooting death of a teenager in Houston earlier this month, court documents indicate.

Melvin Joshua Salvador, 18, and Celso Onelio Sandoval, 25, are accused of shooting Edwin Trigueros, 16, on Dec. 16., the Houston Chronicle.

Authorities told the newspaper that Trigueros was last seen in conversation with a man in a red sedan in the northwest of Houston. The teenager was later transferred to a hospital in critical condition and died two days later, Houston police said.

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Court documents cited by the Chronicle say Salvador and Sandoval allegedly “committing qualified theft” after the shooting Trigueros.

Both men have been indicted for murder and were being held in Harris County Jail.

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The police suspect that others may be involved in the recording. Anyone with information is urged to call Houston Police Department homicide at 713-308-3600 or Houston Crime Stoppers at 713-222-8477.

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