Two Suspects Arrested in Drive By Shooting
On Wednesday June 17, 2015 at 6:44 pm, San Angelo Police responded to 2100 block of Freeland Ave for a report of shots fired. Police arrived and contacted the victim Eddie Hernandez outside the house.
Hernandez stated he had been standing outside talking to his mother when a white SUV drove down the street and shots were fired at him. Several shots were fired but no one was injured. The shots struck the house, a vehicle, and the garage. Hernandez described the vehicle as a white Nissan Armada Hernandez also recognized the shooter and identified him as Paul Montez. Hernandez stated he has had an ongoing issue with Montez.
Detective James Hernandez responded to the scene along with Crime Scene personnel and members of the Special Operations Unit to investigate the shooting. Through the investigation it was learned Montez was at a house in the 2100 block of Jomar. Patrol units and Special Operations Detectives located Montez and took him into custody without incident. A female, Calli Buckles, was located with Montez. It was learned Buckles had been driving the vehicle during the shooting. The vehicle was located at this location as well and a handgun was located inside.
Both Montez and Buckles were charged with Aggravated Assault with a Deadly Weapon. Montez was also charged with Resisting Arrest, Search or Transport and Unlawful Possession of a Firearm by a Felon. Montez and Buckles were transported to the Tom Green County Jail where they were booked in on the above charges. Other charges could be filed pending further investigation.
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