Sister's brother shoots boyfriend charged with aggravated assault


POSTED: Monday, February 18, 2013 - 9:34am

UPDATED: Tuesday, February 19, 2013 - 8:14am

On February 16, 2013 at approximately 6:35a.m., Pharr Police Officer responded to the 500 block of Golden Drive in reference to a male subject that had been shot. Upon arrival officers learned that the victim, 18 year old David Reyes, had been shot with a shot gun by the victim’s girlfriend brother 22 year old Derek DelaRosa.

The incident occurred on the roadway in front of the suspect’s residence. The victim was transported to the McAllen Medical Hospital to be treated to injuries that he had sustained to his face. DelaRosa was placed under arrest and charged with Aggravated Assault a First Degree Felony.

DelaRosa was taken before Pharr Municipal Court judge who set a $100,000.00 bond on DelaRosa. DelaRosa was later transported to Hidalgo County Sheriff Office in lieu of bond. Reyes was last listed in stable but critical conditions and was air lifted to San Antonio to receive treatment for his injuries.

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