Garland police are asking for public’s help in locating the teenager who killed three and injured one in the December incident

Garland, Texas – The Garland Police Department is asking for public’s help in locating the teenager wanted for killing three and injuring one person in an incident that took place in December.

According to the department, they are looking for the 14-year-old Abel Elias Acosta accused of triple murder in the Garland Texaco gas station shooting incident that happened the day after Christmas.

Investigators believe he was targeting one of them in retaliation for an earlier incident.

The initial investigation showed that Acosta’s father, the 33-year-old Richard Acosta, drove his son to and from the gas station when the incident took place. He was immediately arrested by the authorities and is being held in the Dallas County jail facing capital murder charges.

Garland Police Department is actively looking for the teenage suspect and they are utilizing all possible resources, including the U.S. Marshals, who specialize in tracking down fugitives.

A $10,000 reward is offered for any valuable information that might lead to Acosta. Until now, no concrete leads have been reported.

Acosta’s father also refused to give to the authorities any valuable information about where his son might be or where he might be headed.

This is a developing story.

Stay with us for more information.

texasstandard.news contributed to this report.

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