UPDATE: Second arrest made in fatal Belton shooting

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BELTON, Texas – UPDATE: A second arrest was made Monday afternoon in connection with an August shooting in Belton.

17-year-old Robert Garnett, of Belton, was arrested by the Belton Police Department on a warrant related to the incident. Garnett is charged with murder, and is being held at the Bell County Jail.

His bond was set at $1,000,000.

On August 27, 2020, a 16-year-old was killed in the 400 block of Smith Street. On the evening
of the shooting, an investigation by the Belton Police Criminal Investigations Division led to the
arrest of a 16-year-old in Temple. For more information, you can view our previous story here.

Source: City of Belton

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April 29 2021 07:00 pm

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