Inside The Mind Of A Teen Killer

Jonathan Armendariz went from being a high school student to convicted murderer by age 18.

"Livin' too fast, I guess," says Armendariz.

The fast life of drugs, guns, and money ended with Armendariz murdering his friend, 18-year-old Kyle Williams. Williams' grandfather found him dead in the family's suburban Bellevue home on March 3rd.

Williams was shot. He was lying facedown in a bedroom.

Armendariz says, "We just argued about some money. Things lead to things, and that's how it turned out."

Armendariz recalls the moments after he pulled the trigger.

He said, " I just left. I just went to my friends house."

"And you didn't say anything to your friend?" Malorie Maddox asked Armendariz.

He said, "No."

Maddox asks, "Did you hide the gun?"

"No," he said.

Armendariz was 17 at the time of the shooting. How did he even get his hands on a gun?

"They're not hard to get. Just depends on who you know," he said.

Armendariz plead guilty to second degree murder Tuesday.

If he could go back to that night...

"I'd just talk to him. If anything I'd just leave. People think money is everything, but it's not. It's really not," said Armendariz.

He does admit money was the motive in this case, although he denies he shot him over $200. He said it was $2000.


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