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Teen Sought in Death Turns Self In at TV Station

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Sebastian Ramirez-Barcenas being arrested. (Screengrab of Youtube post/@CBS News)

By    |   Tuesday, 31 October 2017 12:18 PM

A teen sought in a girl’s shotgun death turned himself in at a CBS TV studio where he confessed to the killing before police arrived to arrest him.

The shooting for which 18-year-old Sebastian Ramirez-Barcenas stands accused took place on Saturday night. His 15-year-old girlfriend, Makayla Davis, was shot and killed at a residence in Tarrant County.

The Star-Telegram reported that Ramirez-Barcenas, who fled the scene, immediately became a person of interest.

After being on the run for 24 hours, Ramirez-Barcenas showed up at the Dallas studios of CBS with two friends on Sunday afternoon, saying Davis’ death had been an accident.

“I’m not no killer. I love her a lot,” he said in an interview with the news channel.

Ramirez-Barcenas explained that he had been cleaning a gun belonging to Davis’ brother and she had just walked into the room when the shooting occurred.

“It just went off,” he said.

“When I racked it back, it just went off.”

Ramirez-Barcenas panicked and, unsure what to do, fled into the nearby woods

“I killed my girlfriend,” he told CBS.

“I killed the person I love. I love her a lot. It was an accident.”

KGNS reported that authorities believed the shooting may have been an accident and needed to speak to him in order to clear his name.

Ramirez-Barcenas was booked into the Tarrant County detention facilities and charged with criminally negligent homicide on a $50,000 bond.

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