FORT BEND COUNTY, Texas – Just 24 hours after a man was killed in an alleged road rage shooting, the Fort Bend County Sheriff’s Office said the gunman who had fled the scene is now in custody.
Ramon Vasquez, 19, was arrested in connection with the shooting death of 20-year-old Humphrey Magwira.
Deputies who responded to the scene on Friday afternoon discovered the deadly encounter occurred after a minor car accident at the intersection of Addicks Clodine Road and Beechnut Street.
After the crash, the Sheriff’s Office says Vasquez got out of his vehicle and fired multiple rounds into Magwira’s vehicle. Magwira was shot multiple times. He was taken by medical helicopter to the hospital but died from his injuries.
Investigators say the suspect initially fled the scene but was later identified. Vasquez was takent into custody by the Sheriff’s Detectives early Saturday morning. He has been charged with murder and remains in the Fort Bend County Jail on a $500,000 bond.
“This senseless and tragic loss of life occurred as result of a minor unintentional vehicle collision,” said Sheriff Fagan. “Our thoughts and prayers are with the victim’s family as our Detectives continue their work on this case.”