(The AEGIS Alliance) – A teen in Houston that was previously apprehended earlier this week is facing a murder charge for the deadly shooting of his ex-girlfriend with 22 gunshots got released from jail on Wednesday when he bonded out.
17-year-old Frank Deleon Jr. made the $250,000 bail amount under two days after he got apprehended on Monday, according to ABC13 KTRK reported.
Deleon is implicated in murdering aged 16 Diamond Alvarez when the pair met up together on January 11 in a neighborhood park located in Houston’s southwest area. The cops pointed out that Deleon carried a gun and fired 22 fatal gunshots at Alvarez, much of them striking the back of the teen girl.
Alvarez got into a confrontation with Deleon after finding out he was additionally seeing another girl, authorities said. They consented to meet while Alvarez had been walking the family pet dog.
Alvarez’s family members discovered something went wrong when the pet dog returned without her. Alvarez’s brother located her dying, and also her mom Anna Machado made an effort to save her by using mouth-to-mouth resuscitation.
“I tried and I tried and I tried. When I (saw) there was nothing else I could do, I started telling her how much I love her and that I’m always here,” Machado stated.
The police say while they apprehended Deleon, he had actually packed luggage and also seemed all set to flee. Nearly a whole full week went by in between the murder and Deleon’s apprehension on January 17.
Prosecutors additionally stated Deleon had been violent towards Alvarez along with his other girlfriend. Alvarez’s family members mentioned he’d earlier punched her in the face and made threats toward her with a firearm.
The household is panicked for their own safety and security since Deleon has been discharged from jail, KHOU reported. Machado pointed out Deleon lives only 5 blocks from their house.
“My heart dropped again,” she said. “He executed my daughter. It was execution. Why would you want that animal to be out here? For what?”
Deleon was discharged on terms that he continues to be under house arrest and while wearing a GPS tracking device. He is additionally forbidden from making contact with Alvarez’s family members or even his other partner.
Frank Deleon Jr.’s upcoming court date is arranged for March 9.
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