Suspect in murder of Jorge Gonzalez caught

The suspect wanted in connection with the murder on Central Fwy has been caught by police.
24-year-old Adan Chavez.
24-year-old Adan Chavez.(Wichita County Jail)
Published: Oct. 22, 2022 at 4:33 PM CDT
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WICHITA FALLS, Texas (KAUZ) - The suspect in a Wichita Falls murder that happened on Oct. 1 was arrested on Saturday.

Police said 24-year-old Adan Chavez was arrested for the shooting of 23-year-old Jorge Gonzalez at North 8th and Central Fwy.

According to Wichita Falls Police Department, Chavez also had a federal arrest warrant for human smuggling. On Saturday, a search warrant was obtained for an address in the 1100 block of Rowland Rd. A SWAT team then reportedly entered the home around 2 p.m. and arrested Chavez.

This was a joint operation between several agencies as well as several units from within the WFPD. Officials say this is an ongoing investigation.

Chavez remains jailed in Wichita County on a $1 million bond. U.S. Marshalls also issued a federal hold.