18-year-old shot at Texas high basketball school game dies

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DALLAS (AP) — Police say an 18-year-old who was shot during a high school basketball game in Dallas has died.

A police news release says Marc Strickland died Friday at a hospital of injuries suffered in the Jan. 11 shooting inside a gymnasium during a game between Kimball and South Oak Cliff high schools.

Police say a 15-year-old boy who was charged with aggravated assault after surrendering to police the day after the shooting will now face a murder charge.

Police have said the shooting occurred during a fight near a concession stand.

Officials say about 650 people were in the gym at the time.

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