Category Archives: Texas

Killed – Man (Austin, TX)


Case: 2013-3651487

Date: December 31, 2013

Time: 11:49 p.m.

Location: 601 E. 15th St.

Deceased: 47 year old Black Male

Arrested: Jesus Rodriguez, Jr., Hispanic male, D.O.B. 11-3-81

On Tuesday, December 31, 2013, at approximately 11:49 p.m., Seton Hospital Security and Austin Police Officers responded to a disturbance outside of the University Medical Center at Brackenridge. Witnesses reported someone had been shot.

Officers arrived on scene and discovered the deceased lying on the ground with apparent gunshot wounds. Jesus Rodriguez, Jr. was seen running away from the victim after the shooting and was detained by officers. The subsequent investigation determined Rodriguez and the deceased were involved in a verbal disturbance prior to the shooting.

The incident has been ruled a homicide by the Travis County Medical Examiner’s Office.

Rodriguez has been charged with Murder, First Degree Felony. He is currently in custody at the Travis County Jail.

Killed – Christopher Harman (Dallas, TX)


Update at 2:46 p.m.: Dallas police are asking for the public’s help after a man was murdered near a Northwest Dallas nightclub.

Police say Christopher Harman, 30, was fatally shot after a disturbance in or around Dallas Cabaret Club. Police found his body in the street.

Original post at 11:57 a.m.: A 30-year-old man was shot and killed early Sunday on a street in Northwest Dallas.

According to a police report, Christopher Harman of Como, Texas was shot multiple times around 4:30 a.m. Sunday in the 2400 block of Walnut Ridge St., near I-35E. He died at the scene.

Killed – Man (Houston, TX)


An off-duty Prairie View police officer fatally shot a man allegedly attempting to run him over in the parking lot of a northwest Harris County Walgreens on Saturday night, authorities said.

The officer was working an extra security job at the Walgreens, located at Antoine and Veterans Memorial. Around 8:45 p.m., a man known to write bad checks at the store entered the business, said Harris County Sheriff’s Office spokesman deputy Thomas Gilliland.

When the officer approached the suspect, he ran out of the store to a nearby car, Gilliland said. The officer tried to stop the man using his Taser, but it was not effective. Gilliland said the man got into the vehicle and attempted to drive into the officer, who then fired his duty weapon toward the suspect several times, striking him at least once.

Killed – Arturo Pelayo (Dallas, TX)

Arturo Pelayo

Police are investigating after a 24-year-old man was shot and killed Saturday night in Rylie.

Arturo Pelayo of Dallas died from injuries after being shot multiple times around 7 p.m. Saturday in an alley behind Hunterwood Drive and Vida Court, near U.S. 175 and S. Belt Line Road, according to a police report.

Two men face a capital murder charge in the slaying of a 24-year-old Dallas man who was trying to buy marijuana, according to an arrest warrant affidavit.

About 7 p.m. Dec. 28, Arturo Pelayo pulled up to a business in the 15100 block of Seagoville Road in the Rylie area of southeast Dallas. He spoke to someone in a car about buying marijuana, according to police documents.

The two suspects, Tamarrick Delonta Jackson, 17, and Demarcus Dominque Jackson, 19, were passengers in the car, police say.

A witness who was driving the car told police the two suspects told him to drive to an alley behind the 1500 block of Hunterwood Drive. Pelayo followed the car into the alley. The witness said he was admiring the speakers in Pelayo’s car when he heard three shots and saw Pelayo fighting with the two suspects.

The witness said Tamarrick Jackson was holding the gun and shot Pelayo multiple times.

Killed – Nicholas Clyde Nelson (Pampa, TX)

Nicholas Clyde Nelson

Tue, 31 Dec 2013 00:48:54 GMT — The Pampa Police Department responded to 306 N. Faulkner Street at about 4:20 a.m. Saturday morning.

Nick Nelson, 28, was found in the living room with a single gunshot wound. He was pronounced dead on scene, according to Brian Massey, public information officer for the Pampa Police Department.

The suspect, Eddie Graham, 28, was already on his knees with his hands above his head when police arrived, said Massey.

Killed – Flint Wilkey (Houston, TX)


A Liberty County man fatally shot his adult son after a family argument turned violent, authorities said late Friday.

Liberty County sheriff’s deputies said Billy Wilkey, 67, admitted shooting his son, Flint Wilkey, 35, shortly after 2 p.m. Friday at his home in the 700 block of County Road 2061 near Hardin.

The elder Wilkey was waiting in the front yard of the home when sheriff’s deputies arrived.
Sheriff’s officials said Flint Wilkey had been arguing with his wife earlier that day at their nearby home. She went to Billy Wilkey’s home to avoid further conflict with her husband but he followed her there and continued the quarrel, authorities said.

Deputies said Flint Wilkey went inside his father’s home and began hitting his wife and pulling her hair. He pulled her from the house and tried to force her into his truck; she was struggling and trying to protect herself, deputies said.

Billy Wilkey told deputies his son turned on him when he tried to stop him from attacking his wife. He then fired a single shot from a pistol, killing his son, authorities said.

Killed – Male Teen – German Serrano (Fort Worth, TX)

German Serrano2

A 24-year-old man who acknowledged pulling the trigger and fatally shooting a 14-year-old boy last week was in jail Tuesday, police reported.

Jose Mahugnos was arrested Monday in the death of German Serrano, 14.

Mahugnos told police he thought the gun wasn’t loaded, police said.

Mahugnos and the teen were among visitors at a house in the 3000 block of Hanger Avenue in east Fort Worth when the shooting occurred about 11:45 p.m. Thursday, police said.

“The investigation revealed that several individuals were in a residence,” homicide Sgt. Cheryl Johnson said Friday. A man “had a weapon [and] pulled the trigger, shooting the victim.”

Mahugnos was questioned and released after the shooting.

Serrano died Friday afternoon at John Peter Smith Hospital. He was shot in the head, according to the Tarrant County medical examiner’s office website.

Fort Worth police say Serrano was one of several people in a group at a home on the 3000 block of Hanger Avenue in Fort Worth, when a 24-year-old pulled out a gun and pointed it at Serrano’s head, pulling the trigger.

He shot the teen above the left eye and left the scene. The shooter later called police and told them he didn’t know the gun was loaded. Police brought him in for questioning and later released him.

FORT WORTH (December 31, 2013) Jose Mahugnos, 24, who told Fort Worth police he thought a gun he was holding wasn’t loaded when he pulled the trigger, firing a shot that killed a 14-year-old, has been charged with manslaughter.

Mahugnos was arrested Monday and remained in Mansfield Jail on Tuesday in lieu of $70,000 bond and on an immigration hold.

The Tarrant County medical examiner’s office says the teenager, old German Serrano, died Friday afternoon at John Peter Smith Hospitalfrom a gunshot wound to the head.