Law enforcement agencies in the Coastal Bend are looking for a man, who is the accused of shooting and killing four people and injuring another.
Sgt. Nathan Brandley, with the Texas Department of Public Safety, says they are looking for 37-year-old Ronnie Rodriguez Sr. His son, 20-year-old Ronnie Rodriguez Jr., was arrested Sunday morning.
Investigators say Ronnie Rodriguez Sr., along with his son, shot and killed a grandfather and his grandsons.
The shooting took place during a one-year-old child’s birthday party Saturday night.
Sgt. Brandley identified those killed as 62-year-old Juan Espinoza Sr.; 20-year-old Juan Sandoval III; 22-year-old Jeremy Sandoval; and 25-year-old Nicky Sandoval. Juan Espinoza Sr. was the grandfather to Juan, Jeremy, Nicky.
The grandson’s father, 43-year-old Juan Espinoza Jr. the elder man’s son and father to the three younger men, was airlifted via HALO-Flight to a hospital. He is expected to live.
DPS Troopers say if anyone has any information on Ronnie Rodriguez Sr. whereabouts, they ask to please contact the San Patricio Sheriff’s Department at 361-364-9066 or call the police.