Palmview Police Identify Murder Suspect

Palmview Police have identified the suspect believed to have shot and killed a man, exactly one week ago.

Palmview Police Chief, Christopher Barrera tells Fox 2 News, the suspect has been identified as 29 year-old Juan Carols Lara-Hernandez, a resident of western Hidalgo County. Lara-Hernandez is said to have shot 24 year-old Jaime Ramos in the head, on January 15th at a residence located on the 600th block of Ricardo Avenue. Authorities believe Lara-Hernandez might have ties to a Mexican drug cartel, and that the shooting may be tied to a drug deal. Barrera adds the suspect is considered to be armed and dangerous, if you have any information on Lara-Hernandez’s whereabouts, you are urged to contact the Palmview Crime Stoppers hotline at 956-584-8477.