Suspect arrested after shooting at Halloween party in Texas leaves 1 dead, 9 injured

Police in Texarkana, Texas confirmed that a suspect was arrested Sunday in a shooting that left one person dead and nine more wounded at a Halloween party in eastern Texas. Texarkana is located on the Texas-Arkansas border, about 180 miles (290 kilometers) east of Dallas.

Police said the suspected shooter, Keuntae McElroy, 21, of Texarkana, Arkansas, turned himself in late Sunday morning, and was booked on one count of felony aggravated assault. Additional charges are expected to be filed on Monday.

Around 200 people were at the party at an event center late Saturday when gunfire erupted. Police said that 10 people who were shot went to two hospitals for treatment, either by ambulance, police unit or private vehicle. A 20-year-old man was pronounced dead at a hospital. His name has not yet been released. Police said the injuries of the other nine didn’t appear to be life-threatening.

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