Plano teen killed in drive-by shooting

A teenager was shot and killed by someone in a passing truck in central Plano Thursday night.

It happened around 8 p.m. on Tree House Lane, which is near Parker and Custer roads.

Police said the victim, identified as 18-year-old Monterick Deyonta Payne, was outside a friend's house when a vehicle pulled up and someone inside started shooting.

The teen ran back into the house for help. He later died at the hospital.

Plano police said they are not yet sure if the victim was targeted. They are still investigating and looking for a suspect.

Anyone with information is asked to call Plano police at 972-941-2148 or Crime Stoppers at 877-373-TIPS.

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