Fifth arrest made in Alton gas station murder
POSTED: Thursday, December 5, 2013 - 4:21pm
UPDATED: Friday, December 6, 2013 - 9:57am
ALTON, TEXAS (KVEO NEWSCENTER 23) — Another person is behind bars in the aftermath of the gas station murder in Alton.
Jose Luis Ruvalcaba is the fifth person arrested. The victim Jose Luis Gonzalez died after a gunshot through the windown of his pickup truck last week.
It happened at a gas station on Main Avenue in Alton. Police say the victim was followed by a group of men looking to rob him because he was helping to operate an immigrant stash house.
How the robbery escalated to a shooting is not yet known.