March 01, 2021
BELTON – This afternoon, a second arrest was made in connection with an August shooting in Belton that killed 16-year-old male. Robert Garnett, 17, of Belton, was arrested by the Belton Police Department on a warrant related to the incident. Garnett is charged with murder and is being held at the Bell County Jail.
On Aug. 27, 2020, a 16-year-old male was killed in the 400 block of Smith Street. On the evening of the shooting, an investigation by the Belton Police Criminal Investigations Division led to the arrest of a 16-year-old Temple male.