Father, brother of accused killer arrested

- The father and brother of a man accused of shooting and killing a man have been arrested for trying to destroy murder weapon.

Phoenix police say 50-year-old Juan Paz Rangel and 25-year-old Fredian Paz Garcia have been arrested for trying to hide or destroy the gun used in the shooting of Antonio Gonzales. Gonzales' girlfriend, 20-year-old Veronica Huerta, is still missing.

The suspect in the shooting of Gonzales, Richard Paz Garcia, is still on the loose. Police say Garcia shot and killed Gonzales at an apartment complex near 12th Street and Indian School last weekend.

After the shooting, Huerta and her 1-year-old child, disappeared from the scene. The baby was later found unharmed.

Police say Garcia gave the child and gun to relatives, admitted to the murder and then disappeared. Huerta is believed to be with Garcia and she is considered to be an endangered person.

Garcia is believed to be armed and dangerous and anyone with any information should call Silent Witness at 480-WITNESS.

Up Next:

  • Popular

  • Recent

Stories You May Be Interested In – includes Advertiser Stories