Deputies: La Blanca man's kidnapping claims are 'inconsistent'
Thu, 19 Jul 2012 23:09:39 GMT —
The commotion has slowed and the quiet neighborhood David Garcia has lived on for 20 years is back to normal.
Garcia told Action 4 News that Wednesday evening was a different story as police surrounded a home located on the 1000 block of Bowie Street"mere feet from his own.
"There were cops inside, outside, some on the ground, and I just didn't know what was going on, Garcia admitted.
Three miles east of where the alleged kidnapping victim was found is his home on Ash Street in La Blanca.
The victim told Hidalgo County sheriff investigators that is where several masked men burst into his home on Sunday evening and took him at gunpoint.
However, investigators told Action 4 News the victim TMs recollection of that night was vague.
I was inside, Luz Gonzalez said. I didn't see what happened because I TMm always inside. I don't go out at night and I don't get into other people's business."
Gonzalez said she came to the U.S. to escape the ever growing violence in Mexico.
The Elsa woman said she thought she would be safe---but said she soon realized no place is safe.
I worry a lot and I tell my kids not to go out in the dark because they can get robbed or taken, Gonzalez explained. This kidnapping or whatever it was--- proves that you're not safe anywhere. Not even in your own home."
Luz does not know where the victim of the alleged kidnapping lives---she said she would rather not know and keep to herself.
Investigators told Action 4 News their investigation continues"but there are inconsistencies TM in the victim TMs story.