Kilgore, Texas (FOX 51) — Kilgore Police have arrested a man believed to have shot and killed a Hallsville girl late last night.
It happened in the 3000 block of Mustang Drive in Kilgore at 9:12 p.m
Police arrested Coby Ray Hudgins, 22, in connection to the death Kayla Elizabeth Williams, 17.
Hudgins was last seen leaving the residence where police found William's body.
Witnesses told police he had been at the resident earlier with a group of friends.
Shortly after Hudgins left the residence he was involved in a vehicle accident on Farm to Market Road 2087.
DPS officials arrived on scene, identified Hudgins, and placed him under arrest.
Hudgins has been charged with Murder, and is currently in Gregg County jail.
Police are continuing their investigation as to what led to the shooting.