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Man Arrested By Denton Police In Connection With Shooting That Left A Toddler In Serious Condition

After a 10-year-old boy was shot by Denton Police, a man was detained and charged with two counts of aggravated assault with a deadly weapon.

Noise Of Gunshots

Numerous residents reported hearing numerous gunshots at a mobile home park in the 3900 block of Teasley Lane to Denton police at 7:42 p.m. on July 4. The kid was transported to a nearby hospital for treatment after suffering multiple gunshot wounds. His situation is still critical.

According to detectives, the youngster and his mother were waiting outside a house when 39-year-old Travis Rollins pulled up in a pickup truck. After firing his rifle, he exited the vehicle and started his car.

Sentenced To Jail


Source: cbs news

The youngster was hit by gunfire, as were surrounding homes. There were no other recorded injuries. Rollins was revealed to be the boy’s mother’s ex-boyfriend. Following a traffic stop in their city, Duncanville police spotted Rollins at 9:30 p.m. and detained him on an unrelated warrant.

Rollins is being held in the City of Denton Jail with bond set at $1.1 million, which includes $100,000 for the Ellis County Warrant in addition to $500,000 for each Denton charge. According to Denton police, Rollins is the only suspect in the incident, and there is no danger to the public.


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