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Police arrest suspect in Port Isabel shooting that left one dead

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Source: Port Isabel Police Department

Editors note: The story has been updated to reflect the newest information

Harlingen, Texas (KVEO)— The newest update from Police Chief Robert Lopez states that Guadalupe Roman Fonseca Garcia has been arrested.

Garcia was arrested as of 5:30 p.m. Tuesday.

According to Chief Lopez, Garcia is an undocumented immigrant whose country of origin is Mexico.

Continue reading the previous update below.


Port Isabel police is asking for the public’s help identifying a suspect involved in a shooting that left one man dead on Monday.

According to Port Isabel police Chief Robert Lopez, authorities received a call of a possible gunshot wound in a trailer park located off of South Shore Drive around 5:40 p.m. Monday.

When authorities arrived to the location, they saw a man coming out of a trailer with a gunshot wound in the chest.

EMS arrived and took the man to the nearest hospital where he was later pronounced dead.

Chief Lopez says the department is currently looking for Guadalupe Roman Fonseca Garcia, who is considered a suspect in the case.

Credit: Port Isabel Police Department

Anyone with information about this incident is asked to call the Port Isabel Police Department at 956-943-2727.

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