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Texas High School Quarterback Mikell Potts shot and killed on New Year’s Eve

Texas High School quarterback Mikell Potts was shot and killed on New Year’s Eve. He appeared in 5 games during the 2020 season.

This madness has to stop. Mikell Potts a high school quarterback from Texas was shot and killed on New Year’s Eve. His team made it to the area playoffs this past season.

Potts was shot around 8 p.m. after he approached a small four-door car that was stopped in the road in the 600 block of Kiley Drive, according to the police report.

The car took off at a high rate of speed after the shooting, deputies said. Investigators were still looking for the shooter Friday, as well as a motive behind the killing.

Potts was a junior at Spring’s Dekaney High School and appeared in at least five games during the 2020 season, according to MaxPreps.

Sheriff Ed Gonzalez is asking community members of Remington Ranch provide authorities with any details relevant to this case. Tips can be made to Crime Stoppers by calling (713) 222-TIPS (8477).

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