Investigators discuss pair sought in tire shop owner's death
HOUSTON – Investigators on Tuesday will discuss two people who are believed to be connected to the shooting death of a tire shop owner in southwest Houston earlier this year.
Crime Stoppers of Houston held a news conference Tuesday morning to discuss the case.
Bobby Garcia, 38, was shot and killed March 13, during a robbery at a gas station that he frequented next to his shop at Almeda Road and Fuqua Street.
According to Houston police, Garcia and an employee of the gas station were leaving the store when two people, who were rummaging through a vehicle, opened fire.
"I want justice for my son because he didn't deserve this and before it happens to anybody else, what we're going through right now," Garcia's mother, Rose, said Tuesday.
Police said Garcia was shot twice and died at a nearby hospital. The employee was grazed by a bullet, police said.
The day after the shooting, police released surveillance video showing the people believed to be involved in the case and the light blue Chrysler 200 they drove.
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