Man Arrested In Shooting Death Of New Mexico College Baseball Player From Keller, Jackson Weller

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (CBSDFW.COM) – Police in New Mexico have arrested the suspect in the fatal shooting of a University of New Mexico baseball player from North Texas.

Jackson Weller, 23, of Keller was killed outside a club in Albuquerque last week. Police said they arrested Darian Bashir without incident early Friday at an apartment complex.

Darian Bashir mugshot (Credit: Bernalillo County Detention System)

The exact charges Bashir faces have not yet been released.

Weller’s funeral is expected to take place on Monday, May 13 in Colleyville.

The school said Weller was a member of the team but wasn’t on the roster due to injury. He had hoped to return to the mound in the fall.

Jackson Weller (Credit: University of New Mexico Athletics/Twitter)

A statement from UNM Director of Athletics Eddie Nunez read:

“The loss of Jackson Weller is devastating to the entire Lobo…

Original published: 2019-05-11 17:45:28 Read the full Dallas News here


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