Teen Involved in a Drug Deal Argue Shooting

El Paso shooting

EL PASO, Texas —  17-year old Moses Jack Popp is arrested by the detectives with the Crimes Against Persons Unit and charged with murder for the shooting death of 16-year-old Trevion Veal.

 

The incident took place just before 3 a.m. Monday at the apartment complex located at 5250 Wren, police said.

 

Officers found the victim lying dead in the parking lot from a gunshot wound.

 

Investigators learned the victim, Popp and others had “agreed to some illegal narcotics deal at the address.”

 

Veal was shot during the drug deal, police said. a firearm was produced, and the victim was shot.

 

Police located Popp later in the day and booked him into the El Paso County Jail on a $750,000 bond.

 

Police said Popp’s mug shot will be released when it no longer compromises the on-going investigation.

 

The Police Department continues its investigation and more arrests are anticipated. This is the third Murder of 2018 investigated by the El Paso Police Department.

 

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