DALLAS — A teen shot during a high school basketball game in Dallas died Saturday, and assault charges against the shooter have been upgraded to murder, authorities said.
Police said a fight broke out in the stands and shots were fired, the television station reported. Strickland was taken to an area hospital in critical condition, KTVT reported.
Strickland, a student at Dallas Can Academy, died shortly after being taken off life support Saturday afternoon, KDFW reported.
According to Dallas police, the 15-year-old turned himself in at police headquarters, where he originally was charged with aggravated assault. Two persons of interest -- also juveniles -- will not be charged, police said.
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