Man wanted in fatal Forest Park shooting arrested in Texas

Gilberto Eugene Teran
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Gilberto Eugene Teran

Credit: Brazos County Sheriff's Office

A man wanted in a fatal shooting in Forest Park was arrested Wednesday morning in Texas, police said.

Gilberto Eugene Teran Sr., 21, had been at large since Oct. 10 after Forest Park police pronounced 30-year-old Adan Bautista-Lopez dead at the scene of the shooting, police spokeswoman Sgt. Alyssa Zackery said. Teran was apprehended in College Station and is awaiting extradition to Georgia. He is charged with malice murder.

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On the day of the shooting, police responded to the 4800 block of Mitchell Street near Forest Park Middle School shortly before 6 p.m. Officers found Bautista-Lopez, of Forest Park, suffering from multiple gunshot wounds, Zackery said. First responders attempted to give Bautista-Lopez first aid, but he was pronounced dead at the scene.

Teran had fled on foot after the shooting, according to Zackery. During the investigation, authorities said they were able to identify Teran as the suspected shooter and his photo was circulated.

Zackery confirmed that Teran and Bautista-Lopez knew each other.

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