Brett Adkins, 17, of Plano, Texas, was fatally shot during a botched drug deal in Irving on Christmas Eve, police saidPolice are searching for two suspects in high school student’s killing Adkins’ father, Bill Adkins, is president of three car dealerships in the area Social media posts suggest that Brett’s parents, older sister and grandparents were vacationing in Belize at the time of his death
A 17-year-old Texas high school student was shot and killed while trying to sell marijuana to two suspects on Christmas Eve, police said.
The incident took place shortly after 9pm on Sunday when officers with the Irving Police Department responded to a shooting report in the 200 block of Red River Trail.
Arriving at the scene, the cops found 17-year-old Brett Adkins, of Plano, suffering from a single gunshot wound to the left chest.
Botched drug deal: Brett Adkins (left and right), 17, of Plano, Texas, was fatally shot during what police described as a marijuana sale-gone-wrong on Christmas Eve
Adkins was found shot in the chest in the 200 block of Red River Trail in Irving on Sunday night
The Plano West High School student was rushed to Baylor Hospital in Grapevine, where he was pronounced dead shortly after midnight on Christmas Day.
According to a press release from the police department, the initial investigation has