Texas Rangers Investigate Murder - KCBD NewsChannel 11 Lubbock

6/28/04

Texas Rangers Investigate Murder

Andrews County Sheriff Andrews County Sheriff

The Texas Rangers are joining the Andrews County Sheriff's Department in a murder investigation. Authorities believe it was an argument that escalated into a shooting around 11 Friday night.

It happened in Andrews just south of Seminole. 74-year-old Lino Munoz is accused of shooting 19-year-old Jonathan Omans in the 900 block of 7th street. Omans died of a gunshot wound to the chest two hours later.

When police tried to arrest Munoz, he fired multiple shots, hitting the canine unit in the face. Fortunately, the dog will survive but police had to use tear gas to get Munoz out of the house.

Munoz is behind bars at the Andrews County jail charged with murder.

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