UPDATED: TX Killer Francisco Oropesa Captured But There is More
CRITICAL UPDATE: Francisco Oropesa was captured and it's been reported five additional arrests were made as well.
CNN reports, “Several arrests” have been made in connection with the capture of the man suspected of fatally shooting five people last week in a Texas home, and “others are hinging on what’s going on right now,” a sheriff’s deputy said.
In addition to accused gunman Francisco Oropesa, fewer than five others have been arrested, Chief Deputy Tim Kean of the San Jacinto County Sheriff’s Office said. “But I can’t go into the details.”
What do you think is going on?
Francisco Oropesa was found in a closet not very far from where he shot and killed five innocent people, including a little boy because Fransico was asked to stop shooting his AR-15 as his neighbors were trying to sleep.
Where is Texas killer Francisco Oropesa?
It's been 48 hours since five innocent Cleveland Texas residents lost their lives to the hands of Francisco Oropesa who is suspected of killing an eight-year-old boy along with four other neighbors after they asked him to stop shooting his AR-15 in his yard.
Unthinkable Actions Has Lead to the Death of 5 Innocent Texans, Including an 8 Year Old Boy.
Gunman, identified as 38-year-old Francisco Oropesa, opened fire on his neighbors with an AR-15 style rifle after they asked him to stop firing rounds in his yard because they were trying to sleep.
The whereabouts of Mr. Oropesa is still unknown after two days of investigations as the FBI and additional support scour Cleveland Texas looking for clues to his whereabouts.
Francisco Oropesa is originally from Mexico, and in considered armed and dangerous.
Authorities told reporters originally that they have “zero leads” as more than 200 law enforcement personnel from several agencies continue an extensive search in the rural area just outside of Cleveland.
An 80K Reward is Being Offered in Texas for the Location of Gunman Francisco Oropesa
The office of Texas Governor Greg Abbott is now offering an 80K reward for Francisco Oropesa who took the lives of his innocent neighbors with his AR-15.
The mothers, who were killed in the mass shooting, were reportedly found laying on top of surviving children in an attempt to save them.
ABC11 covered the story on YouTube for more information.
If you see Francisco Oropesa, please DO NOT approach him.
We will continue to keep you posted. Our hearts and prayers are with the families of the victims and Texas law enforcement.
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