TX Man Attempting To Steal ‘Car Jack’ From San Antonio Driveway Shot Killed By Homeowner Tuesday

SAN ANTONIO, TX. (THECOUNT) — A man was killed Tuesday when he was allegedly shot while attempting to steal an item from the front yard area of a San Antonio home on Tuesday.

Police are investigating after a homeowner shot at a man after catching him attempting to steal a car jack from his driveway at a South Side San Antonio home.

The resident fired on the suspect who then fled in a vehicle before crashing it a short time later.

The incident unfolded just before 6:30 a.m. in the 800 block of Jennings Avenue. According to San Antonio police, a resident on the street caught a suspect trying to steal the jack from his driveway. The resident opened fire on the suspect, who then fled down the street in a sedan. He crashed a short distance from the shooting. Continue reading

TX Man Mario Nicolas Guzman ID’d As Victim Found Shot Dead In Tyler Home Friday Morning

TYLER, TX. (THECOUNT) — Mario Nicolas Guzman has been identified as the victim found shot dead inside a Tyler, TX, home Friday morning.

Police were conducting a welfare check at a residence, located at 1505 North Summit Avenue, in Tyler, Texas, Friday, when they discovered Guzman, 32, near the front door, suffering from at least one gunshot wound.

According to police, they were called to a house located at 1505 North Summit Avenue around 2:53 a.m., for a Welfare Concern. When they arrived, officers found a male bleeding and unconscious near the front door. Continue reading

NBA Star Sports Agent ‘LaPoe Smith Jr’ ID’d As Suspect Killed In Crash While Fleeing San Antonio Police Friday

SAN ANTONIO, TX. (THECOUNT) — LaPoe Smith Jr. has been identified as the man killed in a San Antonio crash while speeding away from the scene of a shooting early Friday morning.

Smith, whose age was not provided, was killed in a wreck follow a shooting and a resulting police pursuit Friday in San Antonio. The successful San Antonio sports agent represented several NBA stars, including Penny Hardaway and Bo Outlaw.

Police said Smith was driving away from the scene of a shooting at an apartment complex in the 1500 block of Northwest Crossroads after 1 a.m. when he crashed. Police, who were on their way to the shooting, came upon the crash at Potranco Rd, and Culebra Rd, in San Antonio, TX.

Smith was ejected from his truck following the violent crash.

He was pronounced dead of blunt force trauma injuries consistent with the wreck.

Officers determined that Smith was involved in a shooting prior to the fatal crash at an apartment complex and was trying to flee the scene. He suffered a gunshot wound to his leg during that incident.

The medical examiner’s office identified the man as LaPoe Smith Jr. Continue reading

TX Woman Lisa Meisel ID’d As Victim Found Dead In San Antonio Home Sunday

SCHERTZ, TX. (THECOUNT) — Lisa Meisel has been identified as the body found inside a home in San Antonio Sunday morning around 12:45 a.m.

Meisel, whose age was not provided, was found dead in her home in San Antonio early Sunday. A suspect has been arrested in Schertz in connection to the case.

Officers linked the incident to a possible homicide that occurred in the 700 block of Hollow Ridge in Schertz. Records show a search warrant was obtained for the house.

Police arrested a suspect and the incident is under investigation.

No motive was provided in the case.

The Schertz Police Department said a woman identified as Lisa Meisel was found dead in her home in San Antonio Sunday morning around 12:45 a.m. Continue reading

Las Vegas NV Man Arrested In New Braunfels TX Crime Spree That Killed Woman Driver

NEW BRAUNFELS, TX (THECOUNT) — Austin Taylor Meade, of North Las Vegas, NV, has turned himself over to New Braunfels, TX, police after being accused of multiple crimes, including killing a woman in a crash while evading police and holding another woman at knifepoint to steal her vehicle.

Meade, 26, remanded himself at the Austin Fire Department Friday morning, according to reports.

Austin PD say he waited at the fire station until police arrived to take him in custody.

It all started on Wednesday at 8 a.m. when New Braunfels police were notified by a San Antonio company that one of their work trucks had been stolen and they had tracked it down to an apartment complex on West County Line Road in New Braunfels. When police responded to that location, they said the truck driver fled the apartment at a high rate of speed, later running a stop sign and colliding with another vehicle. The driver, 39-year-old Amber Rachelle Williams of New Braunfels, was killed. Continue reading

TX Woman Shot In Head Saturday Near Houston Strake Jesuit College Preparatory

HOUSTON, TX (THECOUNT) — Police are investigating after a woman was reportedly shot in the head in southwest Houston near Strake Jesuit College Preparatory.

The shooting happened around 9:08 p.m. in the 9000 block of Bellaire Boulevard, in Houston, TX.

Police are attempting to locate the woman, after she was reportedly being transported privately to a nearby hospital. Continue reading

TX Teens Found Shot Dead In San Antonio Home Identified As Delma and Cassandra Pereida

SAN ANTONIO, TX. (THECOUNT) — Delma Pereida, 19, and Cassandra Pereida, 17, have been identified as the teens found shot dead Tuesday at a home on the far west side of San Antonio.

The Bexar County Medical Examiner’s Office identified the two teens as those who died in a shooting rampage this week at a home on Cone Hill Drive, which is located on the far west side of San Antonio.

Police identified the suspected gunman on Wednesday as 19-year-old Alex Hyde.

Delma Pereida, 19, and Cassandra Pereida, 17, were shot to death at a home on Cone Hill Drive, near Loop 1604 and Marbach Road, on Tuesday afternoon. Continue reading

TX Man Cody Tepera Charged In Overnight Bremond Murder Of Man

BREMOND, TX. (THECOUNT) — Cody Tepera, of Bremond, TX, has been arrested and charged in the shooting death of an unidentified man overnight at a residence.

Tepera, 29, is the suspect in a shooting that occurred in a Bremond neighborhood Monday night and resulted in one man dead.

According to Robertson County Sheriff Gerald Yezak, the shooting happened at a home near S. Anderson and E. Jack St, in Bremond, TX, sometime after 8 p.m., officials say.

Sheriff Yezak says two men and a woman were in a disagreement in the back carport area of the home when shots rang out. When deputies arrived, the male victim was found with multiple gunshot wounds. He was later pronounced dead.

Cody Tepera, 29, was booked Monday night on a murder charge without bond. Continue reading

TX Teen Killed In Tuesday Night San Antonio Police-Involved Shooting Identified

SAN ANTONIO, TX. (THECOUNT) — Charles Roundtree has been identified as the victim shot dead in a San Antonio police-involved shooting Tuesday night.

“Lil Chop” Roundtree, 18, was shot in an officer-involved shooting overnight on San Antonio’s west side Tuesday. Another unidentified person was also injured and transported to an area hospital, according to San Antonio Police.

According to officials, the incident started after officers responded to a call of an assault in the 200 block of Roberts Street, in San Antonio, TX, just before 1:30 am Wednesday.

“When they arrived there were four people in the house. Those inside began yelling at officers, according to police. One of them reached for a gun at their waistband,” police said. The officer pulled his weapon and shot two people. Continue reading

TX Man Arrested After Killing Houston Mother After Refusing To Cook Him Dinner

HOUSTON, TX. (THECOUNT) — Gabriel Pereyra, of Houston, TX, has been identified as the suspect accused of stabbing his 67-year-old mother to death after she refused to cook him a meal.

Pereyra, 34, was arrested by Harris County deputies on Friday — the same day his mother was found lying on the ground outside her apartment, bleeding from the head.

The sheriff’s office said Pereyra stabbed her while she was seated in a chair. She then ran outside for help, collapsed and died on the sidewalk shortly after 5 p.m. Deputies found Pereyra inside the apartment covered in blood, according to a press release from the department. Continue reading