Police releasing new details in traffic accident turned homicide investigation

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February 07 2021 06:00 pm

WESLACO, Texas – Weslaco Police releasing new details in a deadly traffic accident turned homicide investigation.

Around 12:15 Thursday afternoon Weslaco Police received a call of shots fired then moments later they also received a call of a major two vehicle traffic accident. They now say the two incidents are connected.

Police releasing surveillance video of a nearby business showing an attempted aggravated robbery on one of the vehicles in the area of 500 south Utah. Police says several shots were fired towards the victims
car before he was able to flee the scene.

Police then say the victim then swerved into on coming traffic striking another vehicle head on in the 500 block of east U.S. Business 83. Police have identified 59-year-old John Jesus Dominguez as the victim in the failed robbery attempt and fatal accident.

Weslaco Police is asking for your help identifying the suspects in the black passenger car seen in the video. If you have any information regarding this incident your asked to contact Weslaco Police or Weslaco Crime Stoppers at 956-968-8591 or 956-968-8477.

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