Four Arrested, Charged with Capital Murder in Wild Shootout That Left Sheriff's Deputy Injured
Eric Deluna: One of four charged.
Photo by HCSO
Four arrests have been made in the wake of a wild drug-related shootout that left one man dead and a Harris County Sheriff's Deputy injured, HCSO has announced.
The deputy, working undercover, was tailing an 18-wheeler carrying a large amount of marijuana Monday on Hollister near Bourgeois in the northwest part of the county when three SUVs pulled up to the truck, and occupants started shooting.
The deputy and officers with other law-enforcement agencies joined in the gunfire. The deputy, whose name has not been released, was hit in the leg and is expected to recover.
The driver of the 18-wheeler was killed.
Rice Owls Mens Basketball vs. Charlotte Mens Basketball
TicketsSat., Jan. 28, 7:00pm
Gridiron Glory: The Best of Pro Football HOF -- 10AM-3PM
TicketsMon., Jan. 30, 10:00am
Gridiron Glory: The Best of Pro Football HOF -- 3PM-8PM
TicketsMon., Jan. 30, 3:00pm
Super Bowl Opening Night Fueled By Gatorade
TicketsMon., Jan. 30, 7:00pm
The arrested men, all charged with capital murder, were Fernando Tavera, 19, Eric Deluna, 23, Ricardo Ramirez, 35, and Rolando Resendiz, 28.
The identity of the victim has also not been released.
Get the ICYMI: Today's Top Stories Newsletter Our daily newsletter delivers quick clicks to keep you in the know
Catch up on the day's news and stay informed with our daily digest of the most popular news, music, food and arts stories in Houston, delivered to your inbox Monday through Friday.