Tip line call helps police find suspect in month-old fatal shooting, Texas cops say

Source: Lubbock County Detention Center; MEGA

Feb. 24 2022, Published 12:26 p.m. ET

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A 21-year-old man has been arrested in connection to the murder of a person found shot to death in a car months ago, according to police.

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On Feb. 21, police arrested Bryan Garcia in connection to a November murder in Lubbock, Texas, authorities said.

Police said a tip through a crime line helped lead them to the shooting suspect.

On Nov. 12, Lubbock police responded to Loyola Street for a shot fired call. While on the way, police got additional calls about a shooting on North University Avenue and a vehicle stopped.

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Officers found the vehicle and the victim inside with a gunshot wound, according to Lubbock police. The victim was identified as Paul Saiz.


A passenger tried to remove Saiz from the driver’s seat, according to an arrest report obtained by KCBD. There was also ammo found around the Saiz’ car.

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Police have not said what led to the shooting or if Garcia knew Saiz.

Source: Lubbock County Detention Center; MEGA

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