SAN ANGELO, Texas — San Angelo Police Department officers were dispatched at approximately 2:20 p.m. Saturday to 212 Koberlin St for a report of a shooting victim.
According to an SAPD press release, when officers arrived at the scene, they found the vicitim, identified as Carlos Galvan,18, with a gunshot wound.
Galvan was transported to Shannon Medical Center and was pronounced dead shortly after.
The release also said, Nathan Gonzalez, 20, initially called in the incident and claimed he witnessed a suspect fleeing the scene before police arrived.
SAPD detectives took over the investigation and found that Gonzalez had accidentally shot Galvan. Gonzalez hid the weapon and lied about seeing a suspect flee the scene.
Statements made by Gonzalez during the interview about the events that resulted in Galvan's death led to him being arrested and charged with manslaughter.
Gonzalez was booked in to the Tom Green County Jail.