Westchase sneaker robbery shooting death of Axel Turcios – Obituary
Axel Turcios has been identified as the 14-year-old teen killed in a fatal Westchase sneaker robbery shooting. The shooting happened on Friday, May 6, 2022, when the suspects took his shoes off the boy’s feet.
Axel Turcios, 14, was approached by two individuals in the parking lot of a Westchase apartment complex at 8:10 p.m. Friday, according to police. The guys are accused of shooting Turcios at the complex in the 9500 block of Ella Lee Lane before robbing him and escaping in a Chrylser PT Cruiser.
According to authorities, the boy informed the witness that the assailants were attempting to seize his shoes moments before the shooting.
Turcios was brought to a nearby hospital in severe condition, where he was pronounced dead on Saturday.