San Angelo, Local Teen Esai Lopez Charged in Ben Ficklin Park Shooting

San Angelo, Local Teen Esai Lopez Charged in Ben Ficklin Park Shooting

San Angelo, Texas (STL.News)  July 26, 2020 — Just before 5:00 a.m., San Angelo Police were dispatched to San Angelo Community Medical Center for the report of a victim suffering from a gunshot wound.

The preliminary investigation revealed that the victim, a 15-year-old female, had been shot in the lower extremity by a male acquaintance and that the incident occurred near the Ben Ficklin Reservoir. The victim was eventually flown to a Lubbock area hospital for treatment and is reported to be in stable condition.

The alleged suspect, identified as 18-year-old Esai Lopez, was eventually located and taken into custody without incident.  Subsequent to the field-investigation, Lopez was charged with Aggravated Assault with Deadly Weapon.  A second man, 18-year-old Joe Garcia, has been charged with Obstruction or Retaliation.

There is no additional information available for release at this time.

CLICK to VIEW SOURCE

About Marty Smith 10908 Articles
Marty Smith is the Editor in Chief and a founder of STL.News, DirectSourceNews.org, and St. Louis Restaurant Review. As Editor in Chief, Smith is responsible for the content posted on the network with the help of the publishing team, which is located around the globe. Additionally, Smith is responsible for building a network of aggregator sites to manage the content involving thousands of sources.