Kidnapping In Brownsville


POSTED: Wednesday, July 18, 2012 - 6:07pm

UPDATED: Wednesday, July 18, 2012 - 6:32pm

Police say it all started at a restaurant on 281. They got a call reporting a kidnapping. Police say armed men stormed into restaurant tying up the employees and forcing one man out of the restaurant into his SUV.

"This seemed planned and coordinated; they destroyed video equipment that could be used that's going to be crucial to see if we can recover that."

Shanntal Rosas lives across the street and was playing with her two year old son while all this was unfolding.

"It's scary knowing there are people with guns, my first instinct was what if they started shooting and our children are outside."

"45 minutes police got a report of a person found dead in a vehicle that location was Roberta and frontage."

"The male subject found in the back seat, it appears to be a murder victim found deceased in the back of the vehicle."

Police say the vehicle the victim was kidnapped in is the same on SUV is the same one as the crime scene on Roberta. Police say the victim was found with a gunshot wound.

Police say the victim was 22 year old Reyes Hilberto Bocanegera of Brownsville.

Police say this incident is drug related.

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