UPDATE: Burnet shooting suspect's identity released
September 16, 2013, 9:00 am by Phil Schoch
A Burnet man is in custody in an overnight shooting that left another man in critical condition, according to the Burnet Police Department.
Burnet Police said they were called at about 2:30 p.m. to the 700 block of South McNeil, where Ricardo Torres of Burnet had allegedly shot 22-year-old Vidal Rodriguez after a verbal altercation.
Police arrested Torres without
incident. Rodriguez was transported to
an Austin area hospital for treatment. Burnet County Sheriff’s Office assisted at the scene.
Torres was booked into Burnet County Jail on charges of aggravated assault with a deadly weapon, tampering with evidence and the unlawful possession of a firearm.
For more, see Tuesday's Highlander and Wednesday's Burnet Bulletin.
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