Mon. Jun 5th, 2023

A 17-year-old Texas boy was shot and killed early Sunday morning in Little Elm, authorities said.

Brayan Alvarez was identified as the victim, according to the Denton County Sheriff’s Office.

Deputies had responded around 2 a.m. to the intersection of Elk Point Drive and Cove Meadow Drive near Little Elm, in an unincorporated area of Denton County.

When they arrived, they found Alvarez was wounded by a gunshot. He was taken to a hospital, where he died, officials said.

More information about the shooting was not released. Anyone with information about what happened is asked to contact investigator Lt. Kincy Lloyd at 940-349-1677 or by email at

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By Buffy Gunner

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