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Teenager shot dead in Tyler | Texas

A 19-year-old Tyler resident died from a gunshot wound on July 4. A business owner who authorities believe is responsible for the incident is in prison for first-degree murder.

19-year-old Rawly “Eli” Sanchez was tragically killed in the shooting.







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Tyler High’s Eli Sanchez with his mother Christina, father Rawly and sister Tori in May 2022. Sanchez graduated in 2022. He died Friday in a tragic shooting in Tyler. (Michel Alfaro/Tyler Morning Telegraph)