AUSTIN, Texas - The Austin Police Department (APD) has arrested the suspect involved in a fatal shooting at the Austin Motor Inn at the end of last month. He was arrested around 10:30 a.m. on Monday, November 1.
Felix Rodriguez, 32, was wanted for the murder of James Paul Fulda Jr.
According to police, Austin 9-1-1 received a call that a person had been shot at the Austin Motor Inn located around 2 a.m. on October 27. APD officers and ATCEMS responded and found 22-year-old Fulda Jr. in a room with apparent gunshot wounds.
Despite life-saving measures, Fulda Jr. succumbed to his injuries and died.
Police spoke to Fulda, Jr.'s father who said a verbal argument broke out between his son and a friend who he identified as Rodriguez. Rodriguez allegedly shot the victim and fled the scene.
A first-degree murder warrant was issued for Rodriguez.
The bond is set at $500,000.
Felix Rodriguez, 32, is wanted for the murder of James Paul Fulda Jr.
Detectives are asking anyone with information or video of the incident to call APD Homicide at 512-974-TIPS, email email@example.com, utilize the Crime Stoppers tip line at 512-472-8477 (TIPS), or the Crime Stoppers app. You may remain anonymous. You can also submit tips by downloading APD’s mobile app, Austin PD, free on iPhone and Android.
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