Teen shot in back of moving car then dragged out, left in the road, police say

teen shot while in backseat of moving car then dragged out of car and placed in road
Source: Bexar County Sheriff's Office, Mega

Dec. 8 2021, Published 12:29 p.m. ET

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A teen boy in Texas was shot while sitting in the back of a moving car, police said. Once the car stopped, the teen was dragged from the vehicle and left in the road.

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According to authorities, 17-year-old Antonio Arturo Rodriguez and 16-year-old Anthony Vick Rodriguez were both riding in a car with three other people on Oct. 17. It is unclear if the two teenagers were related.

During the ride, Antonio Rodriguez, who was sitting in the front seat, turned around and shot Anthony Rodriguez, who was sitting behind him in the back seat, multiple times, KSAT reported.

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Police said the driver of the vehicle then stopped the car, which is when Antonio Rodriguez dragged Anthony Rodriguez from the vehicle and left him in the road. Antonio Rodriguez then ran away from the scene of the crime.

Officials said the driver then left the area and called police.

While investigating, detectives said they found several used shell casings inside the car.

On Dec. 6, Antonio Rodriguez was arrested and charged as an adult with first-degree murder, police said. His bond was set at $200,000, KSAT stated.


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