BROWNSVILLE, Texas (ValleyCentral) — A man found shot on a street near downtown Brownsville on Monday has been identified by police and the suspected gunman has been arrested.
33-year-old Martin Leal Longoria was found on the 300 block of East Adams on Monday night around 7:45 p.m.
Neighbors thought they heard fireworks explode when in fact it was a gunshot.
Police say Longoria was taken to an area hospital where he later died.
Investigators say on Tuesday they arrested 17-year-old Jose David Garcia and charged him with Longoria’s death. He is was arraigned Wednesday morning on murder charges, a first-degree felony. He is being held without bond.
Police have not released a motive for the slaying.