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Family and Friends Continue Protests

Staff Report
NewsWest 9

MIDLAND - Family and friends of slain teen 19-year-old Gabriel Escontrias, Jr. continue to protest over the investigation into his death.

They were out in front of the police department on Wednesday.

You'll remember the teen was stabbed on Thanksgiving morning at the Park Glen Apartments in Midland.

Police say Escontrias was stabbed several times in the chest when he tried to tried to attack a woman inside one of those apartments.

He died at the hospital.

His family and friends claims there are holes in the story and will not give up until they get whole truth.

The group plans to protest at the police department for two hours every day until police give them more information.

The Midland Police Department says they are continuing their investigation.

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