Police suspect verbal argument between girls lead to drive by shooting
Tue, 09 Oct 2012 03:50:13 GMT —
3 people are charged with murder. The accused went before a judge Monday and were each given a 750,000 dollar bond.
A fourth suspect has been arrested and is expected to be arraigned Tuesday.
According to police, the motive for the death of the 17 year old, that was at the wrong place at the wrong time, was because of an argument between several girls.
There may have been some type of verbal argument between several females that where part of this congregation we've had reports that a couple of females left after this disturbance and there is a possibility that they returned with the subjects as a form of retaliation, said Lt. Oscar Trevino
Eric Attwood, Leonardo Moreno both 21 years of age, and 19 year old Yaritza Tijerina are accused of being involved in a drive by shooting in Edinburg that resulted in the death of 17 year old Miguel Vasquez.
It was just after 10:00 pm Friday night that police were called out to the 200 block of south 29th street in Edinburg.
According to police there where about 20 to 30 people in an open lot including Vasquez who had just arrived to pick up some friends, when a van pulled up and shots rang out.
Miguel was still in his vehicle when he was struck by a bullet.
Neighbors say the vehicle the teen was driving was still going down the street, heading towards a neighbor TMs home.
A neighbor went to help the victim by applying pressure to the bullet wound to his neck.
He was taken to McAllen Medical Center where he later died.
Police say the motive is unclear, but are working on leads.Miguel Vasquez was shot and killed on the 300 block of South 29th Street in Edinburg Saturday.Police are looking for Martin Tijerina, whom is said to be related to Yaritza Tijerina the woman charged with murder. Police say he is on the run and are asking if anyone has any information contact Edinburg Police or crime stoppers at 383-TIPS (8477).