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Hereford Shooting Update

Hereford Police have charged 33-year-old Jorge Castaneda with aggravated assault with a deadly weapon

He’s charged with the shooting of 17 year old Mikhala Inez Vela, on October 18th in the area of South Lee Avenue and West Gracy Street at 2:41 p.m.

Vela was found with a gunshot wound to her upper torso.

She was flown to Northwest Texas Hospital for treatment of her injuries, which are termed as serious but non-life-threatening.

Police say they located a vehicle leaving the scene at a high rate of speed.

Story By: Chuck Williams

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