Texas man charged after shooting, killing teens who tried to rob him
IRVING, Texas. (CBS 58) -- A Texas man is facing charges after he allegedly shot and killed two teenagers who attempted to rob him, CBS affiliate KTVT confirms.
Police say that the teens targeted 31-year-old Jarrell Chaney in his apartment. At some point during the robbery, Chaney was able to disarm a juvenile suspect.
When the three teenage suspects started running away, Chaney allegedly began shooting at them. A 19-year-old was struck by the gunfire from Chaney and later died at the hospital. An 18-year-old was shot and killed on scene. The third juvenile suspect managed to escape without any injuries.
The investigation remains ongoing.
Irving Police issued a statement on Twitter which read in part, "The act of self-defense deserves careful scrutiny and is depended on the circumstances. No two cases are the same and the difference between justified self-defense and criminal wrongdoing can hinge on the totality of the circumstances."
**UPDATE** Regarding homicide that occurred on 06/05/2018 pic.twitter.com/cE7GVXohB1— Irving Police Dept. (@IrvingPD) June 6, 2018