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Teen fatally shot in Irving parking lot

Police responded to the scene at 8:30 p.m. in the 4100 block of Pleasant Run Road.

Updated at 6:30 p.m. May 21: Revised to include the victim’s identity.

A teenager was fatally shot Tuesday night in an Irving parking lot, police said.

Officers responded to a call about shots fired at about 8:30 p.m. in the 4100 block of Pleasant Run Road. When officers arrived, they found 17-year-old Brandon Burns on the ground with gunshot wounds.

Burns was taken to Parkland Memorial Hospital, where he died.

The motive for the shooting is unknown and a suspect has not been identified, police said.

Anyone with information about the crime may contact the Irving Police Department at 972-273-1010 or ipdcrimetips@cityofirving.org and reference case No. 20-10159.

Catherine Marfin, Breaking News Reporter. Catherine covers breaking news at The Dallas Morning News. She is a recent graduate of the University of Texas at Austin, where she studied journalism and public relations. While at UT, Catherine served as managing editor of The Daily Texan, UT's student paper, and interned at the Texas Tribune and Houston Chronicle.

catherine.marfin@dallasnews.com @catherinemarfin
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