Update August 13, 2017, at 5:40 pm:
course of the investigation, the person of interest in this case has
been identified as Ricardo Zamora Zapata, a Latin male 38-years-old.
Detectives were able to develop enough information to secure a murder
warrant. On August 12, 2017, he was arrested by the United States
Marshal Service – Fugitive Apprehension Strike Team and taken to the
Dallas Police Headquarters building to be interviewed by detectives. He
was read his Miranda warning and voluntarily waived his rights by
agreeing to speak with detectives. During the course of the interview,
he admitted his role in the death of Victim Isreal Tovar. Zamora Zapata
has been placed in jail for murder with a $250,000.00 bond. Please see
the arrest affidavit below.
Additional Information: June 1, 2017
On May 28,
2017, the victim, Israel Tovar, was shot and killed while at the Whip In
Gas Station located at 2910 Ruder Street. The offense is documented on
Dallas police case #: 119725-2017. Anyone with information as to the
identity or whereabouts of the pictured person of interest is asked to
call Homicide Detective J. H. White, #7682, at 214-671-3690 or
Person of Interest, Possible Vehicle
of interest may be driving the pictured vehicle which is described as a
2002 Honda Accord 2 door black in color with a silver hood and trunk and
also has a moon roof, bearing TX license plate HCC-2341.
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Original post: May 28, 2017
On May 28,
2017, at approximately 1:03 a.m., Dallas Police responded to a call for
service in the 2900 block of Ruder Street where the victim, Isreal Tovar
a 31-year-old Latin male, was shot at a gas station. The victim was
transported to an area hospital where he died from his injuries. Anyone
with information regarding this murder is encouraged to contact
Detective Jacob White at 214-671-3690 or firstname.lastname@example.org. Please refer to police report number 119725-2017.
Victim: Isreal Tovar L/M/31