TAYLOR, Texas — Police arrested an 18-year-old suspect Monday after they said he confessed to shooting another man at Robinson Park in Taylor, Texas, on Aug. 14.
According to the Taylor Police Department, the 22-year-old victim suffered non-life threatening injuries at the park around 9:20 p.m., sustaining a gunshot wound to his upper left thigh. He was transported to Scott & White Hospital in Taylor, where hospital staff notified police about the incident.
After investigating, police said they established a probable cause and obtained a warrant of arrest for 18-year-old Xavier Gonzales. When interviewed, police said Gonzales confessed to shooting the man. He was transported to the Williamson County Jail, where he was booked and charged with aggravated assault with a deadly weapon, a second-degree felony.
In relation to this case, police detained a 16-year-old juvenile at Taylor High School on Monday on theft charges. The juvenile was transported to the Juvenile Detention Facility in Georgetown, Texas.