1 dead after man shoots at multiple vehicles while driving wrong-way on Hwy 90, sheriff says

Pedro Espinoza, of Uvalde, is in custody

MEDINA COUNTY – A 31-year-old man is in custody after sheriff deputies said he fired gunshots at passing vehicles while heading the wrong way on Highway 90, fatally striking one man and injuring another victim.

The incident happened around 2 a.m., Saturday, along Highway 90 between Dunlay and Castroville.

Medina County Sheriff Randy Brown said Pedro Espinoza, of Uvalde, was heading the wrong way on the highway when he fired gunshots at passing vehicles.

Some of the bullets hit a transport van, killing a 45-year-old man and striking another victim in the hand, according to the sheriff. The second victim is expected to survive from their injuries.

Deputies were able to track down Espinoza and arrest him. He’s facing charges of murder and aggravated assault with a motor vehicle discharging firearm reckless serious bodily injury.

Authorities are investigating the incident and more charges could still be pending for Espinoza.

This is a developing story and we’ll bring more updates as they become available.

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