FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: July 21, 2018

TCSO Seeks Tips in Homicide on FM 969

At 8:43 pm on July 20, 2018 deputies responded to an assist EMS call in the 9300 block of FM 969. Upon arrival, they discovered a Hispanic male with a gunshot wound lying on the ground near his vehicle. Deputies administered CPR until ATCEMS arrived. The victim was transported to Dell Seton Medical Center and was pronounced dead at 10:13 pm. The victim has been positively identified as

JUAN CARLOS GOMEZ, 32 of Mexico.

Gomez departed his residence at approximately 8:00 pm to purchase ice at a local convenience store, driving a white, four-door truck. He was wearing a white t-shirt and grey shorts. One witness told detectives he saw a white passenger vehicle chasing Gomez’s truck shortly before he was shot and a second witness reported seeing a white car speeding away from the area.

Detectives are seeking information from anyone who saw Gomez that evening or has knowledge of the events that took place leading up to his death. The TCSO Tip Line number is 512-854-1444. Tips may also be sent via email to: MajorCrimesTips@traviscountytx.gov
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Submitted By: Kristen Dark, Sr. Public Information Officer (512) 854-4986

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