Grand jury indicts 2 for murder of Jimmy Rodriguez

Grand jury indicts 2 for murder of Jimmy Rodriguez
19-year-old Anthony Alvarez and 22-year-old Miguel Garza

LUBBOCK, TX (KCBD) - A Lubbock County grand jury as indicted 19-year-old Anthony Alvarez and 22-year-old Miguel Garza on charges of murder after the shooting death of 41-year-old Jimmy Hernandez Rodriguez on Jan. 16 around the 1500 block of 37th Street.

Police were called to that location with a shots fired report. When officers arrived they found Rodriguez lying on the ground with life-threatening injuries, he was later taken to a Lubbock hospital by EMS and was later pronounced dead.

Metro Special Crimes investigators arrived on the scene and began an investigation and found the suspects drove a gold SUV and moments later were told a vehicle matching that description was found around the 1900 block of East 1st Place.

More than an hour later the Lubbock Texas Anti-Gang Center Investigators found the stolen SUV in the 4600 block of Interstate 27 and arrested Miguel Garza.

Throughout the night detectives were able to find evidence that made them identify Garza and Alvarez as the prime suspects in the case.

Both are being held in the Lubbock County Detention Center on a $200,000 bond each.

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