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Posted on: August 11, 2021

Victims Identified in Triple Murder


The victims are identified as 17-year-old Bryce Brittain, resident of Lewisville, and 18-year-old Javier Coronado and 40-year-old Jose Martinez, both residents of Garland. 

This remains an active investigation.


Triple Murder Investigation – Released 08/10/21 

Last night, August 9, just after 11:00 pm, Garland Police responded to a gunshot wound call in the 1300 block of West Kingsley Road, where multiple people were shot.   The officers located three males outside of the apartments suffering from multiple gunshots wounds.  All three subjects were pronounced deceased at the scene. 

Homicide investigators learned the three victims were sitting outside of the apartments near Kingsley Road when two gunmen appeared with firearms.  The suspects opened fire on the victims killing all three.  At this time, the motive for the shooting is unclear; however, detectives believe the suspects and the victims may have communicated with one another prior to the shooting.   

Detectives believe the suspects may have fled in a vehicle through the neighborhood surrounding the apartments and are asking for the public’s help.  If anyone has video surveillance in the immediate area, they are asked to check their cameras between the hours of 10:45 pm and 11:45 pm

If anyone has information regarding this murder investigation, they are encouraged to call the Garland Police Department at 972-485-4859.  Callers may remain anonymous by contacting Garland Crime Stopper at 972-272-TIPS (8477) or

A reward of up to $5,000 is offered for any information that leads to an arrest.

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