Orange Police arrest teenager linked to fatal shooting
Published 5:23 am Friday, July 8, 2022
Orange Police arrested a suspect in the fatal Thursday night shooting of a local man.
Det. Sgt. Nick Medina said the City of Orange Detective Division arrested a 16-year-old male. Because the suspect is listed as a juvenile, his name was not made public.
The suspect is charged with manslaughter, and Medina said the investigation is on-going.
Orange Police Department officers were alerted to a gunshot victim, and responded to the 400 block of Cypress Avenue at 10:40 p.m. Thursday.
When officers arrived, Medina said they discovered a male with a gunshot wound inside a residence.
Acadian Ambulance also arrived on scene and pronounced the victim deceased.
The victim was identified as Javien Bilbo, a 22-year-old Orange resident.
If anyone has information about the shooting, call the Detective Division at 409-883-1026 or Southeast Texas Crime Stoppers at 409-833-TIPS (8477).
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