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Deputies search for man allegedly connected to Cleveland murder

Staff Reports

mug floresAs of Monday, the San Jacinto County Sheriff’s Office is still attempting to locate a Hispanic male identified as Jose Flores, according to Detective Bo Jenkins.

Jenkins added that U.S. Marshals are assisting the Sheriff’s office with the case.

Flores is identified as the man who allegedly shot and killed a 37-year-old male on Saturday, Oct. 14.

The incident occurred at approximately 11:50 p.m. in the 400 block of Oak Wood Drive in Cleveland. When responding deputies arrived on scene, they found the victim lying on the ground of a rodeo arena with several gunshot wounds. The victim was deceased on the scene prior to the arrival of first responders.

The name of the victim has not been released.

Witnesses on the scene said Flores got into the passenger seat of a pickup truck and left the scene shortly after the incident.
Flores is considered to be armed and dangerous and should not be approached.
Flores’ date of birth is March 1, 1976. He is approximately five feet, four inches tall and weights approximately 185 pounds.

For any tips or knowledge of Flores’ whereabouts or if anyone comes in contact with Flores, contact the Sheriff’s Office at 936-653-4367. To remain anonymous, contact Crime Stoppers at 1-800-392-7867.