South Texas Murder Suspect Arrested in Lubbock - KCBD NewsChannel 11 Lubbock

1/24/06

South Texas Murder Suspect Arrested in Lubbock

NewsChannel 11 has learned the circumstances surrounding the Lubbock arrest of a wanted murder suspect from south Texas.

Lubbock police assisted the Texas Rangers in an arrest in the 1700 block of 66th Street. There, they handcuffed Eric Garza for two warrants, one for murder out of Dimmit County, which is southwest of San Antonio, and another for evading arrest in Floyd County.

Two other men were taken in for questioning but are not expected to be charged. The Dimmit County Sheriff tells us Garza was drinking with two other men Monday night when they got into a violent argument. Ray Rios died at the scene and Javier Solis is in serious condition.

Authorities received a tip that Garza was driving to the Lubbock area to pick up a vehicle. He is now facing murder and aggravated assault charges.

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