MCALLEN, Texas (ValleyCentral) – The McAllen Police Department is investigating a homicide that occurred Thursday night.

McAllen PD responded to a call on the 2900 block of W. Pecan Ave in McAllen at 10:07 p.m. on January 27, 2022.

The victim, Rosendo Benitez, 53, suffered a gunshot wound and was transported to a local hospital where he died.

Police have arrested one person at this time. Their identity is being withheld pending arraignment.

Anyone with information is asked to McAllen Crime Stoppers at 956-687-TIPS (956-687-8477).  Anonymous tips can also be made through the smartphone app “P3 Tips.”  

A person with information that leads to an arrest may be eligible for a cash reward.