Four Arrested in 2015 Cold Case

Four arrests are made in a 2015 shooting death.

According to criminal complaints, two men were charged yesterday with the December 2015 murder of Roberto Vasquez.

The criminal complaints filed in Potter County show Brendan Givens and Melchor Vences were arrested for murder yesterday.

According to the complaint Givens and Vences shot and killed Vasquez during a robbery.

On December 21, 2015 police were dispatched to the rear house of a home on the 1700 block of Southeast 8th on reports of a man who had been shot.

Vasquez was found with a gunshot wound to the upper body and later died at the hospital.

The Special Crimes Unit said at the time, there was someone inside the house that had information on the shooting.

SWAT was called in and made contact with the person.

Special Crimes did gather information that led them to descriptions of two men who could have been involved in the murder.

Both Vences and Givens were already booked into the Randall County Jail on multiple charges.

The murder charges were added yesterday.

We featured Roberto Vasquez in our Cold Case Report in December of 2016.

Special crimes says two other suspects who were juveniles at the time of the murder were also arrested.

They were booked into the Potter County Jail. 

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