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Posted on: October 22, 2019

[ARCHIVED] Police Investigate Fatal Shooting

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On Oct. 20, 2019 at 3:56 p.m., Longview Police were dispatched to a Shooting Just Occurred in the 1300 block of South Green Street. When Officers arrived they learned that several people were sitting inside the house looking at a gun. A juvenile who was present in the room picked the gun up and fired it in the direction of the victim, striking him in the chest. The victim was identified as 19-year-old Johntavius Dantarveus Jenkins, of Longview. Jenkins was transported to CHRISTUS Good Shepherd Medical Center by ambulance and died later that evening. Detectives are still investigating this shooting. More information may be released at a later time.

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