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.