McAllen police search for person of interest in Sunday morning shooting


POSTED: Monday, February 10, 2014 - 11:42am

UPDATED: Tuesday, February 11, 2014 - 10:04am

McAllen police arrested one man and are searching for a second individual who is considered a person of interest in an early Sunday morning shooting.

On February 9th at around 2:15 a.m. two men, identified as Aaron Gomez and Adrain Gomez , from San Juan, were shot at on the 200 block of South 17th Street and both were transported to a local hospital for their injuries.

Police did arrest Romeo Aaron Garcia, 23, from Alice, who was charged with criminal attempted murder, aggravated assault and unlawfully carrying a weapon. His was handed a bond totaling $750,000 and investigators are searching for another man considered a person of interest in this crime.

If you know the identity or the whereabouts of the Person of Interest or have information about the crime you are urged to call McAllen Crime Stoppers at 956-687-TIPS (956-687-8477). You may be eligible for a cash reward if your information leads to an arrest and/or conviction.


Romeo Aaron Garcia - Arrested, Photo courtesy of McAllen PD

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