Victim identified in deadly Big Spring shooting, $1,000 reward offered for info on suspect

Marcus Pena, 17.
Marcus Pena, 17.(Crime Stoppers)
Published: Sep. 24, 2020 at 8:25 PM CDT|Updated: Sep. 24, 2020 at 8:28 PM CDT
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BIG SPRING, Texas (KOSA) - UPDATE: Police are searching for a suspect following a deadly shooting in Big Spring on Thursday.

The victim has been identified as Richard Lopez III, 25.

An arrest warrant has been issued for 17-year-old Marcus Pena who is wanted for murder in connection with the shooting.

CrimeStoppers is offering up to $1,000 to the first person who provides information that leads to Pena’s arrest.

Anyone with information is asked to call the Criminal Investigations Division Sergeant at (432)264-2558 or you can call CrimeStoppers at (432)263-TIPS (8477). You can also use the CrimeStoppers software to submit your tip online


One man is dead following a shooting Thursday evening in Big Spring.

According to Big Spring Police, officers were called to the 3600 block of Calvin for a gunshot victim.

Officers found a 25-year-old man who had been shot.

He was taken to Scenic Mountain Medical Center but died of his injuries.

The Big Spring Police Department Criminal Investigation Division will oversee the case.

Police say they believe this is a homicide and are following leads.

The name of the victim has not been released at this time.

Stay with CBS7 and for further updates.

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