Murder suspect appears in court, getaway driver found

Corpus Christi police have arrested the person they say is responsible for the city's latest homicide, and on Wednesday they managed to locate the getaway vehicle used in the crime and its driver.

CORPUS CHRISTI (KIII NEWS) - Corpus Christi police have arrested the person they say is responsible for the city's latest homicide, and on Wednesday they managed to locate the getaway vehicle used in the crime and its driver.

The shooting happened around 10:45 p.m. Monday at the Economy Inn in the 4000 block of Leopard Street. Police said 23-year-old Gilbert Trevino was shot and died at the scene.

Police had released photos and video of a vehicle that appeared to be driven by a woman. In the video you see a dark colored minivan driving through the parking of the motel where the victim was found.

At around 4:30 p.m. Wednesday police said they had located the driver of the vehicle.

It was late Tuesday evening when police announced the arrest of 27-year-old Romualdo Gonzalez for the murder of Treviño. Gonzalez has been charged with murder and given a $1 million bond. He was also charged with aggravated assault with a deadly weapon, a charge that carries a $100,000 bond.

Gonzalez appeared in court Wednesday.

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