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Arrest made in fatal shooting in Banquete, Texas

Authorities identified the suspect as 19-year-old Xavier Zavala.

BANQUETE, Texas — UPDATE: U.S. Marshals have arrested the suspect that allegedly shot and killed a man in Banquete early Thursday morning. 

Authorities said 19-year-old Xavier Zavala was arrested by U.S. Marshals in front of his home. When authorities apprehended him, no weapon was found on his person.  

Original Story 

It all started when law enforcement officials with the NCSO and Nueces County Constables were called to the 5400 block of Gladys St. sometime after 7 a.m. after receiving reports of a shooting. When officials arrived at the scene, they found a man in his 20s who had been shot. He was rushed to a hospital for treatment, but he later died, officials from the NCSO said.

There was one other person in the house at the time of the shooting, officials said. 

This is a developing story. We will post updates here when they are received. 

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