CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas — The man suspected in the murder of a 28-year-old Austin man back on March 3 in Corpus Christi, Texas, has been arrested by the U.S. Marshals Service.
Police said the suspect, 39-year-old Derek Parra, had fled the state to Lake Charles, La., and was arrested Thursday by U.S. Marshals with the help of the Lake Charles Police Department and Calcasieu Sheriff's Office.
Corpus Christi police said that on March 3, Joe Trevino got into an altercation with Parra in a convenience store parking lot on Ayers Street near Mansheim Boulevard. Police said as Trevino was driving away Parra fired several shots into the vehicle.
Trevino was shot in the head and died from his injuries. He was in Corpus Christi visiting his father at the time.