Arrest Made in Fatal Shooting – 9315 East R. L. Thornton Freeway

On May 21, 2017, at approximately 3:50 AM, officers responded to a shooting call at the Tiger Cabaret Club located at 9125 E. R.L. Thornton Freeway.  Upon arrival, officers observed the victim, Natalie Tavares,  Latin female 18, shot and lying next to a vehicle.  The victim was transported to Baylor Hospital by Dallas Fire Rescue where she was pronounced deceased.  A second Latin female was also shot and transported with a non-life threatening injury.  Homicide and Crime Scene responded to the scene.  Witnesses to the offense stated that the suspect, Aldo Saucedo, Latin male 19, began fighting with an Latin male inside the club.  The suspect and the Latin male exited the club.  The suspect went to his vehicle and drove to the front of the club. The Latin male confronted the suspect at his vehicle and the suspect retrieved a handgun from his vehicle and shot towards the Latin male. However, the rounds shot by the suspect struck the victim causing her death. The suspect is the boyfriend of the victim; however, the victim was not the intended target.  Therefore, this is not a family violence incident. The suspect, Aldo Saucedo, was arrested at the scene.  A  Murder and an Aggravated Assault offense were documented on case number 113929-2017. Please see the affidavit below.