LPD locates man with alleged involvement in homicide

LPD locates man with alleged involvement in homicide
Hector Lopez

LUBBOCK, Texas (KCBD) - Lubbock Police say they have located Hector lopez.

The Metropolitan Special Crimes Unit originally sought the public’s assistance in locating an individual for his involvement in the homicide of Leroy Gonzales on Jan. 26.

Hector Lopez is wanted on a criminal negligent homicide warrant.

Officers responded to a residence in the 2200 block of 23rd Street and found 57-year-old Leroy Gonzales lying unconscious in the backyard, with injuries to his face and head. EMS arrived and transported Gonzales to Covenant Medical Center with life-threatening injuries, and was pronounced deceased the next evening at the hospital. Witnesses indicated that Gonzales was assaulted by Lopez.

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