Deadly home invasion suspects may have returned to Valley
Thu, 20 Mar 2014 20:26:38 GMT —
Three men wanted for a deadly home invasion in Mission may be back in the Rio Grande Valley.
Mission police said the botched home invasion happened when one of the three suspect's set up his friends back in December 2012.
Investigators told Action 4 News that three men have been identified as suspects and are wanted on capital murder charges:
Eric Alberto Gomez-Torres, 28 Jorge Bruno Ruiz, 29 Carlos De la Cerda-Olvera, 22
Investigators said the crime happened back on December 22, 2012 at a party on the 1200 block of West 24th Place in Mission.
The party was interrupted when two masked men later identified as Gomez-Torres and Ruiz kicked down the door of a home.
Police told Action 4 News that De la Cerda Olvera was part of that party and set up two of his friends after they ripped off a load of drugs.
Everyone at the party was ordered to the ground while Rigoberto Olivarez was shot 14 times in the back as he laid on the ground.
Gomez-Torres and Ruiz tied up except and kidnapped Rigoberto's brother Miguel Angel Olivarez and fled the scene in a white jeep.
Police were called and a Hidalgo County Sheriff's Office deputy caught up with the getaway vehicle.
After a brief chase, the three suspects abandoned the SUV and the kidnapping victim near a wooded area in rural Mission.
The three suspects got away but are believed to be back in the Valley.
Both Gomez-Torres and Ruiz involved are believed to be connected to organized criminal activity.
All three suspects are to be considered armed and highly dangerous.'
Anyone with information is asked to call Mission Crime Stoppers at (956) 581-TIPS.