One arrested following deadly home invasion, police searching for three others

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(Pharr Police Department)

Editor’s Note: This article has been updated with new information from police.

PHARR, Texas (KVEO) —The Pharr Police Department has one man in custody and is seeking to locate three other following a home invasion that left one suspect dead and one injured on Friday, June 18.

Monday, police released photos of a 2010 silver Chevy Cobalt with Texas license plate BPV-8584.

(Source: Pharr Police Department Facebook Page)

The car is believe to be driven by one of the suspects.

Police say that two men forcefully entered a house on West Frieda in Pharr on Friday at around 6:45 p.m.

Officials said the suspects entered the home and demanded drugs before firing shots in the house.

During the incident, one of the suspects, Jose Eduardo Morales, 26, was killed.

Pharr PD said one of the residents was shot but has non-life-threatening injuries.

Police arrested Erik Garza, 28, and charged him with the murder of Morales.

Erick Daniel Garza (Pharr Police Department)

Additionally, police are searching for three persons of interest identified as Sixto Gonzalez, 24, Leslie Denise Medina, 26, and Dereck Medina, 24.

A search warrant at the residence led to the confiscation of 14 weapons, including rifles, shotguns, and handguns, including a large amount of ammunition.

This case is still under investigation. Anyone with information is asked to contact Criminal Investigation Division at 956-402-4700 or Pharr Crime Stoppers at 956-787-TIPS.

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