An arrest was made Tuesday afternoon in the killing of a former Denton Guyer High School football player at a Denton bar, police said.
Hanyel Leon Gomez, 21, was arrested in the death of Deandre Wilson, 25, police said in a press release.
Wilson was fatally shot at The Library Bar in the 100 block of Avenue A about 1:40 a.m. Tuesday.
Investigators interviewed “a number of witnesses” before identifying and arresting Gomez, the press release said. He faces a murder charge.
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Police are still investigating the shooting.
Wilson played football for Denton Guyer High School, starting at running back for the Wildcats when they reached the state semifinals in 2008, according to the Denton Record-Chronicle. He graduated from Guyer in 2009.
Staff writer Ryan Osborne contributed to this report