A nationwide manhunt ended Wednesday with the arrest of Oscar Rosales in Mexico. He’s charged with capital murder throughout the Houston shooting dying of Cpl. Galloway.
Rosales, 51, is charged with capital murder after the ambush shooting dying of Precinct 5 Corporal Charles Galloway early Sunday.
As KHOU 11 Information first reported, the (*5*)labored with Mexican authorities to track him down and arrest him.
Timeline: The murder of Cpl. Galloway
12 a.m.: In response to court documents, Rosales’ common-law partner, Reina Marquez, knowledgeable detectives that he bought right here dwelling to pick up her white Toyota Avalon. She talked about Rosales eradicated two prolonged weapons from his protected and knowledgeable her he was going looking out and shooting with associates. He left throughout the Avalon with license plate LYL0927, in keeping with Marquez.
12:30 a.m. Galloway, who was working nights so that he may follow deputies, pulled over a white Avalon throughout the 9100 block of Beechnut Street. As Galloway was notifying dispatch, video reveals the driving pressure get out of the car and open him fire on him with what police later described as an assault rifle. Galloway’s bodycam and dashcam video current a quantity of gunshots shattering the windshield. Rosales then drove away.
12:50 a.m. The Houston Hearth Division responded to the scene and positioned Corporal Galloway lifeless with a quantity of gunshot wounds. The well being employee later talked about a gunshot wound to his face was what killed him.
HPD investigators say they used footage of the shooting to get the license plate of the Avalon and positioned it’s registered to Reina Azucena Pereira Marquez at 5500 block of Calm Court in Houston.
When investigators later went to Reina Marquez’s residence, they’re saying she admitted the car was hers and acknowledged photographs of the shooter as Rosales, her common-law husband.
2:12 a.m. The Precinct 5 Constable’s Workplace tweeted that one of their very personal had been shot and killed. The data despatched shockwaves by means of the group and condolences poured in from fellow laws enforcement companies, group leaders and private residents.
4:50 a.m. Houston police and Pct. 5 Constable Ted Heap gave an exchange on the case and described Galloway as a mentor to youthful laws enforcement officers
“He was very a lot liked by the men and women he served with,” talked about Heap. “There’s so much of damaged up officers who he meant so much to of their lives.”
Heap says Corporal Galloway decided to go on a night shift so that he could very effectively be a self-discipline teaching officer.
“He was the one who was sitting within the entrance seat with them. He was the one who was instructing them what to do and find out how to get safely to their households.”
3:38 p.m. The Avalon was found on the Falls of West Oaks flats on Texas 6. Court docket paperwork say the supervisor confirmed that Reina Marquez leased an residence there. Whereas detectives have been watching the Avalon, courtroom paperwork say they observed Reina and an individual later acknowledged as her brother wiping the car down and eradicating devices from it. Each have been arrested. They are saying Reina later confirmed that her brother Henri Marquez lives throughout the residence she leases. She knowledgeable detectives that Rosales dropped off the car there and took her brother’s cellular telephone. Reina and Henry have been charged with tampering with proof.
2 p.m. Houston police, Precinct 5 and Harris County District Legal professional Kim Ogg held a data conference to announce that that they’d identified Rosales as the shooter nevertheless he was on the run.
Police Chief Troy Finner talked about Rosales was recognized to disguise his look nevertheless vowed to convey him to justice.
“He’s a really harmful particular person and we’re gonna transfer his butt off the streets as quickly as we will,” Finner talked about.
They launched a $60,000 reward for knowledge ensuing within the arrest and conviction of Rosales.
Nonetheless no sign of Rosales, nevertheless courtroom paperwork obtained by 11 Information shed new delicate on what occurred sooner than, all through and after Cpl. Galloway was gunned down.
9:50 a.m. KHOU 11 Information was the first to report that Oscar Rosales had been arrested in Mexico by the U.S. Marshals Service and Gulf Coast Violent Offenders Task Force. They labored with Mexican authorities to track him down.
Rosales will in all probability be returned to Houston to face capital murder prices. DA Ogg talked about she goes to ask a resolve to hold him with out bond.
10 a.m. Funeral preparations have been launched for Cpl. Galloway.
The personal funeral service will in all probability be held on Tuesday, Feb. 1 at Second Baptist Church – West Campus, which is positioned at 19449 Katy Freeway.
The service will in all probability be livestreamed by the church.