The San Angelo Police Department’s Public Information Office announced Friday afternoon that seven suspects have been charged in connection with the March 26 fatal shooting in the 1100 block of East 22nd Street. The shooting left two local teenagers dead.
According to a SAPD press release, on March 31 18-year old Eric Ramos was booked into the Tom Green County Jail and charged with murder in connection to the homicides of 17-year old Juan Guerrero and 16-year old Zane Lopez, that occurred last Saturday evening.
Two more suspects, 17-year old Fred Angel Garcia and 18-year old Giliberto Reyes were taken into custody and booked early Friday morning. Both Garcia and Reyes have been charged with murder.
Fred Angel Garcia
In addition to the arrested adults, four male juvenile suspects have been apprehended and charged with the murders. The juveniles were taken into custody Thursday and booked into the Tom Green County Juvenile Justice Center. Their names are not being released by police.
The arrests came as a result of an investigation that started at 9:46 p.m. March 26 when officers responded to the report of a shooting in the 1100 block of East 22nd Street.
Officers and medical personnel arrived and located Guerrero and Lopez suffering from apparent gunshot wounds. Guerrero was pronounced dead at the scene and Lopez was transported to Shannon Medical Center for treatment.
Lopez later succumbed to his injuries and was pronounced dead by medical staff around 9:32 p.m. Thursday night. Lopez’s body was transported to Lubbock this morning for autopsy.
Members of the SAPD’s Criminal Investigations Division has continued to work tirelessly since the fatal shootings of Guerrero and Lopez, obtaining statements and forensic evidence which resulted in the probable cause to arrest Ramos, Garcia, Reyes and the four juveniles for the charge of murder.
This investigation is ongoing and no further information is available for release at this time, according to the SAPD.