Published May 07, 2012
Police in Texas are hunting for four teenagers suspected of shooting and stabbing a father to death in front of his family.
Victor Quevedo, 40, of Houston, was returning home late Saturday night from an outing with his wife Alicia Rodriguez, 36, and daughter Jacqueline Castillo when the men approached their vehicle, the Houston Chronicle reports.
Police told MyFoxHouston that the men demanded their cell phones and wallets. After Quevedo struggled with one of the men, he was shot and stabbed. Quevedo was later pronounced dead at the scene.
"My mom started screaming," Jacqueline Castillo, 13, told the Houston Chronicle. "She kept begging them not to do anything to us."
The attackers then fled with Jacqueline Castillo’s purse, which contained two phones and no cash.
The suspects, described as Hispanic males in their late teens or early 20s, were traveling in a four-door vehicle with slightly tinted windows, MyFoxHouston reports.
"I feel sad and mad that he is gone," Castillo told the newspaper. "They came to shoot him for nothing … He is gone for no reason."
Anyone with information on the incident is urged to contact Crime Stoppers at (713) 222-TIPS (7477) or the Harris County Sheriff's Office Homicide Division at (713) 967-5810.