Two Texas Girls Charged In Deadly Drive-By Shooting

EDINBURG (October 16, 2012)--Two girls were charged with murder in a South Texas drive-by shooting that left an innocent 17-year-old bystander dead.

State District Judge Jesse Contreras detailed the charges to the two juveniles in a Hidalgo County courtroom in Edinburg.

The girls remain in the juvenile detention center, where they've been ordered to undergo psychological evaluation.

Authorities say the two were riding van with five adults Oct. 5 when their van pulled up to an empty lot and those inside opened fire on a crowd.

Police say bystander Miguel Vasquez, 17, was shot in the neck and died..

Five adults have also been charged with murder.

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