Roscoe shooting leads to pursuit

June 11, 2013

Raul Martinez Rodriguez

Raul Martinez Rodriguez, 28, of Roscoe, was arrested on Saturday evening after leading police officers on a pursuit after he allegedly fired shots at two people in a vehicle in Roscoe.
According to Roscoe Chief of Police Felix Pantoja, the Roscoe Police Department received a call about shots fired around 10:45 p.m. on Fourth and Cypress in Roscoe. Officers responded to the scene, but could not find the suspect, who was said to be driving a white Silverado.
While officers were gathering information on the incident, Roscoe police officer Les Soles spotted the suspect and began a pursuit along Broadway and Main in Roscoe. A Texas State Trooper joined in the pursuit as it continued on Highway 84 then headed west on Interstate 20. The Nolan County Sheriff's Office also joined in the pursuit with the suspect reaching up to 110 miles per hour at times, according to Chief Pantoja.
Pantoja stated that as the pursuit continued, Mitchell County authorities were notified of the chase. The suspect's tires were spiked near mile marker 222 on Interstate 20 in Mitchell County. The suspect was then arrested and transported back to Nolan County.
According to reports, the suspect shot at two people in a gold SUV that was behind his truck after an argument with the two occupants of the SUV. The suspect fired six rounds, missing his intended targets, but a few of the rounds went through his tail gate according to Pantoja.
Raul Martinez Rodriguez was arrested and charged with evading arrest and aggravated assault with a deadly weapon and is also on immigration hold.

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