Hereford Police have charged 33-year-old Jorge Castaneda with aggravated assault with a deadly weapon
He’s charged with the shooting of 17 year old Mikhala Inez Vela, on October 18th in the area of South Lee Avenue and West Gracy Street at 2:41 p.m.
Vela was found with a gunshot wound to her upper torso.
She was flown to Northwest Texas Hospital for treatment of her injuries, which are termed as serious but non-life-threatening.
Police say they located a vehicle leaving the scene at a high rate of speed.
Story By: Chuck Williams