HPD: Houston man confesses to fatal shooting at bar

HPD: Houston man confesses to fatal shooting at bar

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by KHOU.com staff

khou.com

Posted on March 4, 2013 at 7:56 PM

Updated Tuesday, Mar 5 at 1:01 PM

HOUSTON -- A man faces murder charges after a fatal shooting at a bar in southeast Houston.

Raymond Castro, 66, is accused of killing a man Sunday at Karla's Bar located at 1207 75th Street.

The victim, 52-year-old Santos Cacres, of Houston, was shot just before 1 a.m., police said.  Cacres was taken to a hospital where he died.

Witnesses inside the bar told police they assaulted Castro who then ran away after the shooting.

Police later arrested Castro at his home.

Investigators said Castro confessed to killing Cacres, saying the two had gotten into an argument.

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