17-year-old brothers shot in Burleson, one fatally

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What was supposed to be a fistfight among teenagers in Burleson ended with a deadly shooting.

Twin brothers Cameron and Camden Lewis, 17, were both shot. Cameron Lewis died from his injuries and police arrested 18-year-old Tristan Torres for his murder.

Police said two groups of young people including friends of the Lewis twins and friends of the alleged shooter agreed to meet at Mound Elementary School around 11 p.m. Saturday.

The brothers and three of their friends were parked at the school when Torres drove by and started shooting. Cameron was shot in the head and died at the scene. His brother, Camden, was shot in the foot and went to a nearby hospital for help, police said.

Crowley police put out an alert out on the car that Torres' friends were driving. Officers were able to catch up with them and bring them in for questioning.

Police said Torres connected with a family member, who heard about the incident and took him to the police station to be questioned. Torres was arrested and charged with murder.

"I think things can escalate very rapidly in these situations when you put a lot of emotion into it. There are much better ways to handle these situations. They show up for a fist fight and the next thing you know, somebody pulls out a gun or a knife, and we're dealing with the tragedy that we're dealing with now," said Chief Billy Cordell with the Burleson Police Department.

Burleson ISD said the Lewis brothers were former Burleson High School students. They graduated from an alternative school. Torres was a current Burleson High School student

The district said children who attend the elementary school and people who live in the area should not be concerned. That location was arbitrarily picked and school will be back in session as usual on Monday.

Police are still investigating and say additional charges could be filed.