UPDATE: One arrested after fatal shooting in Denton Winco parking lot

Denton PD officers and detectives continue to investigate a shooting that took place in the 2600 block of W. University Thursday evening.

At approximately 8:10 p.m. Thursday, July 13, officers were dispatched to a reported shooting in the parking lot of Winco Foods. Upon arrival officers located one deceased adult male, who had sustained at least one gunshot wound.  

It was quickly determined the shooter had left the scene prior to police arrival, and that there was no ongoing immediate threat to the public. Detectives also learned the male shooter did know the male victim to some degree.

During the investigation, Kendrick Freeney, 23, was arrested for Murder and is currently in the City of Denton Jail.

Detectives have learned that Freeney is the brother of the victim’s girlfriend. Freeney, the victim, and the victim’s girlfriend were in a verbal altercation prior to the shooting.

The shooting remains under investigation.