Jesus “Trey” Lopez III

Jesus “Trey” Lopez III

On Tuesday afternoon, a suspect in the shooting from July 21, was put behind bars.

According to Taylor police reports, on Tuesday, July 28, at 1:46 p.m. Jesus “Trey” Lopez III, 22, of Taylor, was arrested by the U.S. Marshals Lone Star Fugitive Task Force without incident.

On Tuesday, July 21, at 1:14 a.m. officers responded to a call of shots fired. Officers arrived and found a 24-year-old man who suffered a single gunshot wound to the chest. The victim was transported by EMS to a local hospital for treatment.

The preliminary investigation revealed that two houses across the street from each other were struck with multiple bullets that appears to have occurred from an exchange of gunfire.

Later in the investigation, Lopez was identified as the shooter. Taylor police received information that Lopez left town and obtained a warrant for his arrest. The US Marshals Lone Star Fugitive Task Force made the arrest in Georgetown. Lopez was charged with aggravated assault with a deadly weapon, a second-degree felony.

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