Authorities Capture San Benito Shooting Suspect
WESLACO – Authorities have captured the man accused of shooting a woman in San Benito.
Weslaco Police Chief Joel Rivera confirmed with CHANNEL 5 NEWS the arrest of Jose Luis Garcia Jr. around 8 a.m. Thursday morning. The arrest was made after a concerned citizen spotted Garcia at a local restaurant in Weslaco and called police.
The responding officers found the woman had been shot several times on her body and once in her face.
The woman was taken to a local hospital, where she underwent surgery and is in stable condition.
Weslaco police are working to transfer Garcia to San Benito police custody.