James Leroy Hernandez charged in Saturday night shooting death of brother, Raymond

Man charged in brother's shooting death

LUBBOCK, Texas (KCBD) - 38-year-old James Leroy Hernandez is now in custody, being held on $300,000 bond, accused of shooting and killing his own brother Saturday night.

Police responded to the shots fired call in the 500 block of 50th Street around 8:15 p.m. and found 40-year-old Raymond Hernandez unresponsive with a single gunshot wound. Raymond was transported to University Medical Center, where he was pronounced dead.

LPD says the two brothers were arguing on 50th Street. Raymond was walking down the street while James followed him in a vehicle. Police say James shot Raymond from the vehicle and fled the scene.

Investigators obtained a murder warrant for James Leroy Hernandez overnight. James turned himself at the Lubbock County Detention Center at approximately 3:30 a.m. on Sept. 27.

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