UPDATE: Two detained following shooting at prom after-party, 2nd victim found

The shootings happened early Sunday morning in Milano in Milam County.
The incident happened just before 2:00 a.m. Sunday in the 8000 block of US Highway 79 in...
The incident happened just before 2:00 a.m. Sunday in the 8000 block of US Highway 79 in Milano, according to Sheriff Mike Clore.(MGN)
Published: May. 15, 2022 at 9:16 AM CDT
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MILANO, Texas (KBTX) - The Milam County Sheriff’s Office on Sunday night announced two people have been detained in connection to the shooting that left two people injured at a prom after-party in Milano.

It was first thought that only one person was injured, but deputies learned later on Sunday that a 14-year-old boy was also shot in the leg and is being treated for the wound. The other victim, a 17-year-old, was airlifted to a hospital and at last check, he was in serious condition.

The accused gunman has been identified as Kelvin Ortega, 17, of Oklahoma. Deputies say he fled the party with Zain Taylor of College Station.

Investigators say they have obtained confessions from both and each is being charged with two counts of Aggravated Assault Causes Serious Bodily Injury which is a 2nd-degree felony.

The incident happened just before 2:00 a.m. Sunday in the 8000 block of US Highway 79 in Milano, according to Sheriff Mike Clore.

“The residents of the property where the shooting occurred, were throwing an after-party for the Milano prom that was not affiliated with Milano ISD,” said Sheriff Clore.

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