Man killed in Kyle over drug deal, sheriff’s office says

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KYLE, Texas (KXAN) — A man was shot and killed in Kyle late Wednesday night during a drug deal, the Hays County Sheriff’s Office said.

Around 11:23 p.m. police went to the 500 block of Cody Lane and found a man who had been shot multiple times, identified as Sergio Rodriguez-Arevalo, 22. A woman was performing CPR when they arrived and he was taken to a hospital, where he later died. 

“Preliminary investigation revealed that the shooting occurred over a narcotics transaction,” the sheriff’s office wrote in a release. “Both the deceased and suspect have extensive criminal histories.”

Francisco Antonio Cardona, 20, has been arrested and faces a murder charge.

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