5 October, 2017
Weslaco man arrested after fatal strip club shooting
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Police have made an arrest of a 41-year-old Weslaco man linked to the fatal shooting at LipZtick the strip club near Donna Texas.
The joint effort of the Sheffif's depatment and US Marshal's Gulf Coast Violent Offender Fugitive Task Force investigators located Miguel Angel Uvalle, 41, of Weslaco in rural Donna Tuesday morning and arrested him without incident, according to a news release from the Sheriff's office.
According to Witnesses the gunman, later identified as Uvalle, fatally shot 41-year-old Angel Sanchez as he walked out of the restroom at LipZtick, then fled the scene with a second person in a white Ford Expedition.
The investigators believe that the fatal shooting was a result of an ongoing dispute between Uvalle and Sanchez.
Earlier the two had been involved in a separate altercation that escalated from an argument,".
Investigators booked Uvalle at the Hidalgo County jail at 2:55 a.m. Wednesday, according to Sheriff's Office records.
Uvalle is charged with murder, a first-degree felony. A Justice of the Peace set bond at $1 million.
An arrest warrant has been issued for a second murder suspect, according to the news release.