Tag: hostage

Shots fired at Sanchez Ochoa Park, One Dead

Minutes after 6pm, Laredo police received a call indicating shots fired and a subject with a gun at the Sanchez Ochoa Park located on the 3200 block of Monterrey Avenue. Upon arrival, officers encountered the victim, 53 year old, Reynaldo Flores, laying on the basketball court with a gunshot wound. The victim was pronounced dead by medical examiners. The police department receiving another call about an armed robbery at the 100 block of San Bernardo Avenue moments later. The victim stated a man with a gun forced him to stop, entered the vehicle, and ordered the victim to drive...

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Betancourt Still on the Run

Pharr (KFXV) — A Pharr man sentenced to life in prison remains on the run, and the police still need your help locating him to place him in federal prison. Court documents show that 21-year-old, Luis Gerardo Betancourt received a life sentence for bringing undocumented immigrants into the U.S. and holding them hostage, to extort money out of their relatives. If you can help locate Betancourt, you’re asked to contact the U.S. Marshal’s office at (956)...

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