Details Released on Garfield Park Shooting That Has Left a Mexico Teen Dead

A Mexico teen is dead after a shooting last (Wednesday) night in the 900 block of Tyronn Lue Boulevard.

According to Mexico Public Safety it happened around 9:10 in Garfield Park, where responding personnel found 17 year old Tornez Burton had been shot one time.

Burton was taken to SSM where he later Died.

17 year old Jzyeshawn Palmer of Mexico also arrived at SSM-Audrain and had a gunshot wound to the leg from the same incident.

He was taken to University Hospital for further treatment.

Public Safety says alert citizens indicated that Burton, Palmer, and 2 other teenagers met in the area and began fighting after a disturbance a few blocks away.

During the fight, one member of the group shot a gun about 6 times and then fled.

The investigation is continuing and anyone with information is asked to call CRIMESTOPPERS or Mexico Public Safety.