ALICE, Texas — Jim Wells County Sheriff's Deputies have arrested 46-year-old Victor Trevino, Jr. in connection with a shooting in Alice, Texas.
Deputies say just before 9 p.m. on Monday night, two men got into an argument at the residence, located on the 1200 block of San FelipeStreet.
When deputies arrived, they found Ernesto Salinas with a gunshot wound to the head.
Salinas was taken by HALO-Flight to a hospital in Corpus Christi in critical condition.
Deputies say the suspect, Victor Trevino, Jr., was witnessed fleeing the scene in a black Chevy Malibu.
Investigators issued a warrant for Trevino and within 48 hours, officials were able to apprehend him without incident.
According to Salinas' family, Ernesto passed away on Wednesday afternoon at the hospital from the life-threatening injuries he sustained form Monday night's shooting.
Trevino has been charged with aggravated assault with a deadly weapon and remains in the Jim Wells County jail, according to officials.
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