Jason Frank Vazquez was taken into custody on unrelated charges Monday night. In November, the Houston Police Department asked for the public's help to find Vazquez. Vazquez hasn't been charged, but investigators are hoping to speak with him.
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According to Houston police, surveillance video from the scene showed Vazquez engaged in a conversation with 24-year-old Robert Soliz, who is accused of shooting and killing Sgt. Sean Rios in a gun battle.
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In the video, Vazquez is seen standing next to a black pickup truck. The video later shows the truck driving off.
Vazquez is in the Harris County Jail charged with DWI charges from last year.
The male in the black shirt is wanted in connection with the murder of Sgt. Sean Rios. The suspect in the white shirt is Robert Soliz, who is currently in custody.— Houston Police (@houstonpolice) November 10, 2020
If you have information, please contact HPD Homicide 713-308-3600 or @CrimeStopHOU at 713-222-TIPS #hounews https://t.co/Mw4Jzgk7WC pic.twitter.com/19Av4XIezF
Rios' death was the seventh murder to have taken place in the city of Houston on Monday. It is also the second Houston police officer killed in three weeks, and the fourth Houston police officer killed in 12 months.
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