Arrest warrant issued for Kerrville murder suspect

Joseph Zackary Diaz sought in connection with death of Pedro Zuniga III

Published On: Feb 12 2013 02:27:28 AM CST
Joseph Zackary Diaz
KERRVILLE, Texas -

An arrest warrant has been issued for a suspect in connection with a murder in Kerrville.

Joseph Zackary Diaz, 24, is sought in connection with the slaying of Pedro Zuniga III, 20.

Kerrville police were called to the 800 block of Moore Street Sunday night at 8:45.

Officers found a bystander who said that someone had been shot inside a vehicle, and the vehicle fled the scene.

It was also reported to the officers the victim in the shooting fled the scene as well.  

During the investigation, the victim arrived by private vehicle to Peterson Regional Medical Center.

The victim was then flown to University Hospital in San Antonio and pronounced dead a short time later.

A preliminary investigation indicates that both the suspect and victim were involved in a disturbance, which resulted in the shooting.