Police seek public’s assistance locating missing firearm

Shooting suspect arrested after fleeing Texas
Andrew Nevarez

Andrew Nevarez

Round Rock Police continue searching for a handgun believed to have been used during a shooting that took place on Sunday, Nov. 1. It is believed the weapon was thrown out of a fleeing vehicle near E. Palm Valley Boulevard and Georgetown Street.

At 1:45 a.m., officers responded to shots fired at the 900 block of Fairway Green Cove. One male victim was transported to a hospital prior to police arrival. The victim sustained a gunshot wound to the abdomen. He is in critical but stable condition at this time.

The suspect, Andrew Nevarez, 23, fled the scene in a vehicle and was arrested later that afternoon in Clayton, NM.

Although the suspect is in custody, police are still searching for the firearm. Anyone with information is asked to call Round Rock Police immediately at 512-218-3222 or Williamson County Crime Stoppers at 800-253-7867. Anonymous crime tips can also be submitted using Tip411, by texting RRPD + the tip to 847411.

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