14-year-old dead in drug robbery shooting, two arrested and one suspect remains free, police say

Source: Lubbock County Detention Center; MEGA

Jun. 14 2021, Published 3:40 p.m. ET

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Two men have been arrested in connection to a robbery gone wrong that ended with a 14-year-old dead in Texas, police say.

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The investigation determined that three suspects approached an apartment with the intent to rob a narcotics dealer in a unit, according to Lubbock Police.

When the suspects arrived, a fight occurred in the apartment that resulted in a juvenile male fatally shooting Dequavion Traylor, 14.

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The three suspects ran from the apartment and were stopped by police in a white pickup truck. The suspect tried to flee again, but two were arrested. 

On June 12, Milfford Malicke Hannon, 17, and the juvenile male who shot Traylor were charged. Police have not released the name of the alleged juvenile shooter. 

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Hannon was transported to the Lubbock County Detention Center and booked for murder. He is being held on a $500,000 bond.

The male juvenile was transported to the Lubbock County Juvenile Justice Center.

A third suspect has not been named, and no other arrests have been announced, according to police.


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