2 teens killed in Silver City shooting

Posted at: 08/31/2013 8:42 AM
Updated at: 08/31/2013 8:44 AM
By: Elizabeth Reed, KOB.com

SILVER CITY, N.M. -- A teenager now faces two charges of murder after a second victim died in a Silver City shooting on Friday.

According to the Silver City Sun News, 19-year-old Eric Vega Jr. was shot in the chest and died Friday morning. A 17-year-old victim, Jose Varela, was in serious condition, but died later that night.

State police arrested 16-year-old Filemon Varela. All three are related, according to the newspaper.

Police said the shooting happened during some sort of argument.