In a follow to a story NewsChannel 11 brought you on Thursday, a murder suspect has officially been charged after his arraignment Friday morning. Police brought Pedro Steven Chavez to the Lubbock County Jail on Thursday.
Chavez had been arrested in Crosby County for a traffic violation. Police say they believe that early Thursday morning, Chavez shot 36-year-old Joe Luz Martinez four times at a house in the 2300 block of 32nd St.
Martinez died soon after at University Medical Center. And by about 5:30 Thursday night, police had Chavez in custody.