- José Casique Jr. has an arrest warrant in Texas charged with the murder of another man
- Casique Jr. is accused of killing Anselmo González with seven shots after a fight
- The fugitive has a long criminal record for robbery, drug possession and domestic violence
José Casique Jr. has a warrant for his arrest in Houston, Texas, charged with the shooting and killing of another man after a fight. The Homicide Division of the Houston Police Department (HPD) revealed the face of the violent fugitive they are looking for. José Casique Jr. is armed, dangerous and has a long criminal record.
The agents of the HPD Homicide Division revealed that José Casique Jr. is accused of murder before Judge Daniel Lacayo, of the 182th Criminal District Court in Harris County. According to Texas State Penal Code, the murder charge is punishable by a sentence of 20 to 99 years in jail for whoever pleads guilty.
José Casique Jr. is wanted for a shooting homicide
According to the documents of the case, consulted by MundoHispánico In Texas, José Casique Jr., 33, was outside the Super Food Mart convenience store, located at 706 Greens Road, in the Greenspoint neighborhood north of the Houston, Texas metropolitan area, last Saturday September 4, 2021 at night.
In addition to José Casique Jr., outside the store there was also a Hispanic man identified by the authorities as Anselmo González, his age is not specified, and who had a long history of conflicts with the other man, when they met by chance. in that store.
The fist fight that ends in a homicide
Just at 10:14 at night, according to various witnesses and the videos from the security cameras of the Super Food Mart, José Casique Jr. and Anselmo González got into a very violent discussion with yelling, insults and challenging each other. hitting each other to settle their differences.
According to a witness who spoke with the agents of the HPD Homicide Division, and whose name will not be revealed in this story to protect their privacy, José Casique Jr. and Anselmo González already had several weeks with a previous conflict over a reason that is not known. When the two men met, they challenged each other to blows.
José Casique Jr. and Anselmo González challenge each other with blows
Meeting outside the Super Food Mart on Greens Road, José Casique Jr. and Anselmo González agreed to go to the back of the store to get into a fist fight. The two men before striking each other began to walk towards each other until they were a short distance away, challenging each other with looks and words.
With certainty, the agents of the HPD Homicide Division do not know if José Casique Jr. dealt the first blow or it was Anselmo González. What the agents do know is that the two men in a matter of seconds were already glued to each other in the face, under the gaze of several witnesses and customers of the convenience store.
Anselmo González falls to the floor pushed by his rival
José Casique Jr. and Anselmo González were throwing punches at each other for a few minutes. At one point one of them hugged the other violently. Casique Jr. grabbed Gonzalez and pushed him hard, until they both hit a refrigerator in the back of the Super Food Mart.
Due to the impact, Anselmo González fell to the ground and his rival José Casique Jr. fell back, staggering, a few steps but managed to stay on his feet. Casique Jr. then took a .9-millimeter pistol out of the front pocket of his pants and fired a round of seven shots at his rival, who was still lying on the ground and was unable to dodge the bullets.
José Casique Jr. flees covered by the darkness of the night
After the shooting, José Casique Jr. ran out of the back of the Super Food Mart, allegedly got into a car and sped out of the Greenspoint neighborhood, protected at night. The entire fight and murder between Casique Jr. and González was recorded on the store’s video cameras and are in the case documents.
At the scene, astonished witnesses called the emergency number to report that Anselmo González was badly injured and requested the urgent presence of paramedics from the Houston Fire Department (HFD) to assist the man.
Anselmo González died in the hospital due to the shooting
HFD paramedics who showed up at the scene rushed the badly injured Anselmo González to Memorial Hermann Greater Heights Hospital in Houston, where the man died while in surgery and with doctors fighting to save his life. It is not known why Casique Jr. and González were in trouble.
Then the case was taken up by the agents of the HPD Homicide Division, who showed up at the Super Food Mart to retrieve the videos from the store and do dozens of interviews with the witnesses. Based on all this, the agents were able to identify José Casique Jr. as the alleged murderer of Anselmo González.
Where is José Casique Jr hiding?
Now the agents of the HPD Homicide Division are asking for the help of the Hispanic community to arrest José Casique Jr. and ask that if someone knows his true whereabouts, contact his office at 713.308.3600 or the non-profit organization Crime Stoppers de Houston at 713.222.8477. All tracks will be kept anonymous.
José Casique Jr.’s criminal record, according to Harris County criminal records, spans hundreds of pages and covers virtually the entire spectrum of crimes that a person can commit. He only needed one homicide to close the circle on his long crime history.
The chain of crimes of José Casique Jr.
Since December 19, 2005 when they were arrested for the first time, José Casique Jr. has been arrested 12 other times for crimes ranging from drug possession, illegal possession of firearms, robbery, car theft, assault. aggravated by blows against his girlfriend and another string of crimes.
On August 25, 2017, José Casique Jr. brutally attacked his girlfriend in the apartment that the couple shared. The girl’s name will not be revealed in this story. For this crime, Casique Jr. was sentenced to three years in prison that he served in a prison in the Texas Criminal Justice System (TDCJ).
Even the fugitive’s mother spoke to the police
The investigation of the case by the agents of the HPD Homicide Division contains a detail that speaks of the criminal nature of the Hispanic José Casique Jr. and the trace of pain that he has left behind in Houston, Texas. Casique Jr.’s mother, whose name will not be revealed in this story, contacted detectives.
On Sunday, September 5, 2021, the mother of José Casique Jr. called HPD and told them that at dawn that Sunday, her son had called her on the phone to confess that he had just shot another man to death the night before. and that he would not see her for a while, as he had to escape and hide from the authorities.
The chain of gun violence
José Casique Jr. and the murder of Armando González is one more link in the violence with firearms in the country. The non-profit organization National Archive of Gun Violence, which fights to raise awareness about the dangers of the free sale of firearms, reports that so far this year 30,274 people have died.
Until last Sunday, September 5, 2o21 of those people who have been shot dead in the United States, a total of 13,906 were murdered and 16,368 committed suicide. 27,869 were injured. The country already experienced 477 mass shootings in the first half of the year, where several people died in the same event.
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