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Police ID suspect in fatal Longview shooting


Longview Police responded to the 800 block of Dalston Avenue for a reported shooting around 9:15 Saturday night.

Upon arrival, officers found the body of the victim, Francisco Roque, 38, of Longview, in the yard of the home.

Police say the Roque suffered a gunshot wound.

Witnesses told Longview Police that the victim had been arguing with another man, identified as Jose Amaro Olivarez, 26, when the argument took a deadly turn.

Witness told police that Olivarez had been drinking.

Olivarez fled before officers arrived on the scene, Longview Police say.

Roque was taken to a local hospital, where he died from gunshot wounds.

Authorities are searching for Olivarez. He was last seen driving a 1998 Ford Winstar van. The van was found abandoned in Harrison County.

The shooting is under investigation. If you have information related to the case, you are asked to contact Detective Gregg McCasland at 903-237-1199. Callers wishing to remain anonymous may contact the Gregg County Crimestoppers at (903)237-7867 or online at greggcountycrimestoppers.org.

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