Illegal Immigrant In Custody For Mass Shooting Following 4-Day Manhunt

Francisco Oropesa (FBI Houston)
  • The man accused of fatally shooting five people, including a 9-year-old boy, in a Texas home has been taken into custody after a dayslong manhunt, two law enforcement sources told CNN.
  • As investigators race to find the man accused of fatally shooting five people – including a mother and her 9-year-old son – in a Texas home, U.S. border patrol officers have been briefed to be on the lookout in case the fugitive tries to escape into Mexico, a law enforcement source familiar with the investigation tells CNN.
  • Authorities are awaiting fingerprints to confirm the person arrested is Oropesa, Dillon said. He has been taken to the Montgomery County Jail and is charged with first-degree murder, he said.