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Teenage boy found shot to death behind abandoned Fort Worth gas station

Authorities were called just before noon Saturday to the 2100 block of Stalcup Road.

Fort Worth police are investigating after a teenage boy was found shot to death behind an abandoned gas station over the weekend.

Authorities were called just before noon Saturday to the 2100 block of Stalcup Road, near Elgin Street, where an unconscious person had been reported. They found the body of 16-year-old Javarus Jackson behind the gas station.

According to the Tarrant County medical examiner’s office, Jackson had been shot multiple times.

Anyone with information about the slaying is asked to call police at 817-392-4344.

Tom Steele, Breaking News Producer. Tom has covered breaking news for The Dallas Morning News since 2016. He has worked in a number of other capacities for The News since 2007, and he was previously a copy editor at The Florida Times-Union in Jacksonville, Fla. He has degrees in journalism and economics from Lehigh University.

tsteele@dallasnews.com tomsteele

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