Third man charged in drive-by shooting death of 6-year-old girl near Mission
A third man was charged in connection to the drive-by shooting death of a 6-year-old girl near the city of Mission, on Sunday.
William Garcia, 30, of McAllen was charged with capital murder of a person under 10-year-old. Garcia's bond was set to $1 million.
Investigators said Garcia was one of the shooters that fired several rounds into the home, after a neighborhood dispute.
Authorities are still searching for additional suspects.
Anyone with information is asked to call the Hidalgo County Sheriff's Office at
(956) 383-8114 or the anonymous Hidalgo County Crime Stoppers hotline at (956) 668-8477.
Previously, Marco Antonio Chairez, 42, of Alton and Daniel Guzman Flores, 43, of Mission were charged with capital murder on Thursday for their involvement in the shooting.
Bond was set at $1 million each.
The shooting occurred Tuesday on the 2400 block of Valencia Avenue where deputies responded to the scene where they discovered a deceased 6-year-old girl, according to the arrest affidavit against the men.
"…Several vehicles drove up to the residence and opened fire, striking the 6-year-old female child," the affidavit reads.
The girl was watching TV in a bedroom when she was struck by gunfire, killing her instantly, Guerra said during a Thursday press conference.
This story has been updated throughout.