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Press Release - Shooting of a child near Melissa, TX

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Collin County Sheriff’s Office investigators have arrested three suspects related to the shooting of a child that occurred near Melissa, Texas.

For Immediate Release:  
On August 24, 2021, Collin County Sheriff’s Office deputies responded to a shooting call in the 300 block of Covey Lane near Melissa, Texas. Upon arrival, deputies located a 13-year old child that had been shot twice during a failed robbery attempt. Deputies immediately initiated life-saving measures, including the use of a tourniquet.

In the days following the shooting, Collin County Sheriff’s investigators arrested and identified the three suspects who participated in this crime as Chung Hup, Zenzele Dube, and Bawi Bik. These subjects are charged with first degree felony counts of Aggravated Robbery, Injury to a Child, and Engaging in Organized Criminal Activity.  These men are currently being held in the Denton County Jail and Collin County Detention Facility in lieu of a $450,000.00 bond.

Sheriff Jim Skinner stated, “I’m extremely proud of my deputies for their dogged determination and the relentless pursuit as they coordinated with the Lewisville Police Department and agents from Homeland Security Investigations to track down and arrest the criminals who attempted to rob and then shot this child.” 

The Collin County Sheriff’s Office would like to thank the Lewisville Police Department and Homeland Security Investigations for their extraordinary assistance.

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