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2 arrested, accused of shooting into car, killing man

Juan Negrete and Ivan Cardenas

HOUSTON – Charges have been filed against two suspects in connection with a Sept. 17 fatal shooting.

Juan Negrete, 20, and Ivan Cardenas, 21, were arrested last week as the main suspects in the killing of Houston resident Jaime Rivera.

Rivera, 29, was driving north on the I-45 service road when his vehicle was reportedly shot at. The incident occurred at 3:15 a.m. near West Gulf Bank Road.

Paramedics arrived and pronounced Rivera dead.

Houston police investigated the shootout and connected Negrete and Cardenas to the case.

The two men were arrested, respectively, on Sept. 20 and 21.