Two teens arrested in Edmond 17-year-old shooting death

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EDMOND, Okla. --

Edmond Police has presented charges after two 18-year-olds were involved in  the shooting death of a 17-year-old teenager in Edmond.

Police were called at 9:50 p.m. Friday to 1920 E. 2nd in the parking lot at the Oxford Oaks Apartments.

Carlos Santos, 17, was shot in the head by an unknown suspect during a drug deal in the parking lot of the apartments, police said.

Santos and his friends, Jessey Gonzales, 18, and Nicolas Gedela, 18,  were meeting with three unknown suspects to sell a quarter-pound of marijuana for $850.

During the middle of the transaction, one of the suspects fired a shot into the car driven by Gonzalez.

Santos was taken to OU Medical Center Edmond and later transported to the OU Medical Center. He was later pronounced dead at 2:40 a.m.

Police have charged Gonzalez with first-degree murder, unlawful distribution of marijuana, and possession of drug proceed money. Authorities have also charged Gedela with first-degree murder and unlawful distribution of marijuana.

Gonzalez and Geleda are currently in the Oklahoma County Jail.

Police are still searching for the three unknown suspects.

If you have any information about this case, call Edmond Police Crime Stoppers line at (405) 359-4466

 

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