McAllen police nab suspect who shot, killed Mission man

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The McAllen Police Department has arrested the 35-year-old man suspected of shooting a man to death Monday night. 

In a news release, police said they responded at 9:46 p.m. Monday to the 100 block of N. 11th St. in reference to a disturbance after the reporting party said “they heard a loud pop and then someone moaning in pain … one (1) male got shot, on the ground.” 

Police said the suspect, identified as 35-year-old Julio Diaz, then fled the scene of the murder. 

Authorities took Diaz into custody Tuesday morning.

The responding officers found 55-year-old Robert Wise “on the floor … bleeding (from gunshot wounds).” 

He later died at a hospital. 

Wise’s last known address is in Mission. 

Anyone with information is asked to call McAllen Crime Stoppers at (956) 687-TIPS (8477). Anonymous tips can also be submitted through the smartphone application P3 Tips.

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