Fort Worth police arrest 2 suspects in Texas festival shooting that killed 3, injured 8

The shooting in Fort Worth occurred hours after a July Fourth celebration

Two people have been arrested in connection to a shooting that killed three people and injured eight others in Forth Worth, Texas, earlier this week, when shots rang out in a crowd following a July Fourth celebration and festival, police said. 

Christopher Redic, 20, and Brandon Williams, 19, are both charged with murder, FOX Dallas reported. 


fort worth police arrest 2 suspects in texas festival shooting that killed 3 injured 8

A gathering in Fort Worth, Texas turned deadly Monday when three people were killed and eight others were injured in a shooting.  (KDFW)

The suspected shooters opened fire Monday night on a crowd of hundreds on Horne Street. The three deceased victims were identified as Cynthia Santos, 22, Paul Willis and Gabriella Navarrete, both 18. 

Eight others were injured, including one man who told the news outlet he was wounded while trying to shield his daughter from the gunfire. 

The shooting occurred two hours after an annual Fourth of July celebration, ComoFest, in the neighborhood. Community leaders said the shooting and gathering were not connected. 

fort worth police arrest 2 suspects in texas festival shooting that killed 3 injured 8

Christopher Redic, Jr., 20, left, and Brandon Williams, 19, in Fort Worth, Texas, Police Department booking photos. (Fort Worth Police Department)

Authorities were expected to hold a news conference on the arrests at 4 p.m. local time Friday. 

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Authored by Louis Casiano via FoxNews July 7th 2023