Suspect sought in teen's murder 10 years ago

Rogelio Mora is wanted on a capital murder charge in connection to the May 19, 2002 fatal shooting of P.J. Rodriguez, a teen who was gunned down during an attempted robbery while he was out celebrating his high school graduation.

May 18, 2012 5:31:15 PM PDT
Ten years after a teen was gunned down while celebrating his high school graduation, investigators are still searching the last of four suspects believed to be responsible in his murder.

Rogelio Mora is still wanted on a capital murder charge in connection to the May 19, 2002 fatal shooting of P.J. Rodriguez, according to Crime Stoppers. Detectives say Rodriguez and his friends were leaving his apartment when Mora and three other suspects confronted them.

Detectives believe Mora pulled out a gun and tried to rob Rodriguez and his friends. As they fled, Mora shot the teen in the parking lot of the apartment complex.

The three others were arrested and charged. with Capital Murder. Two are serving life sentences for capital murder and the other is serving a 10-year sentence for aggravated robbery.

Mora is believed to travel between Houston and Mexico. He is 5 feet 10 inches tall with brown eyes and brown hair with a dark complexion. At the time of the shooting he was 165 pounds and had a tattoo on his left arm.


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