MCSO: Man charged with murder in road rage shooting

A man was arrested and charged with murder on Sunday after he shot and killed another man on the side of the road in Magnolia, authorities said.

MONTGOMERY COUNTY, Texas- A man has been arrested and charged with murder after another man was found shot to death on the side of the road in Magnolia, authorities said. 

According to the Montgomery County Sheriff's Office, deputies responded to the 29400 block of Aberdeen Drive around 9:30 p.m. 

Upon arrival, they found 56-year-old Jose Augusto Lozado on the side of the road with gunshot wounds to his head and torso. 

MCSO said the shooting stemmed from a road rage incident.

The suspect was identified as 21-year-old Christopher Delacruz of Magnolia. Authorities said Delacruz followed Lozado to his home after a small crash and disturbance between the two. 

The suspect is accused of firing multiple shots at Lozado that struck him at least twice before killing him. 

Delacruz was located in his truck by the scene. He was detained without incident.

He was arrested and taken to the Montgomery County Jail. Deputies said he has been charged with murder. 


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