BIG SPRING - Authorities have made an arrest in connection to the shooting death of a Big Spring teen.
The Big Spring Police Department and the Howard County Sheriff's Department arrested 18-year-old Christopher Olivarez of Big Spring in Lamesa.
He was arrested Friday at the Villa Apartments without incident and charged with the murder of 16-year-old Justin Hernandez.
Hernandez was shot in the head in the early morning hours of May 30th at a graduation party on Cardinal Street in Big Spring. He was taken to a Lubbock hospital where he died.