Texas mass shooting suspect Francisco Oropeza captured

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  • Source: khou.com
  • 05/03/2023
The man accused of killing five of his neighbors in San Jacinto County, Texas, last week was taken into custody near Cut and Shoot on Tuesday after a dayslong manhunt, according to authorities.

Francisco Oropeza, 38, is accused of going on the deadly shooting rampage late Friday night after his neighbors asked him to stop shooting his gun on his property so a child could sleep.Authorities said the FBI got a tip about Oropeza's location around 5:15 p.m. Tuesday. They said he was arrested around 6:30 p.m. Officials said he was taken to the Montgomery County Jail. From there, San Jacinto County Sheriff Greg Capers said Oropeza would be moved to the San Jacinto Jail in Coldspring.

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