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September trial date set for man accused of fatally shooting teen

Posted: 11:49 AM, Aug 28, 2018
Updated: 2018-08-29 10:48:07-04

A trial date has been set for a man accused of fatally shooting a 13-year old boy at the Treyway Terrace Apartments more than three years ago.

David Davila’s trial will begin on Monday, Sept.17.

Davila is accused of shooting and killing Alex Torres on Jan.13, 2015. He was reportedly looking for an ex-girlfriend, but allegedly shot Torres by mistake.

Alex Torres
Alex Torres, 13, was shot and killed at his home at the Treyway Apartments in January 2015.

During Tuesday’s hearing, Judge Jack Pulcher asked that 200 potential jurors be called on Sept. 13 with testimony to begin four days later.

Meanwhile, Davila’s getaway driver, Christina Trevino, pleaded guilty last week to a charge of retaliation, which is a third-degree felony.

Christina Trevino
Christina Trevino pleaded guilty to retaliation last week in connection with Alex Torres’ murder.

Trevino will be sentenced in October. She is facing up to 20 years in prison.