Austin, TX – Members of the U.S. Marshals-led Lone Star Fugitive Task Force Tuesday morning arrested a man sought on a charge of murder that was obtained in a Tarrant County Magistrate Court by the Fort Worth Police Department in October 2022.
Jesus Rubicel Jimenez-Gomez, 21, of Austin was wanted for a shooting that occurred in January 2021 in the 900 block of E. Cannon Street in Fort Worth, where a man was found lying in the front yard with apparent gunshot wounds to the chest. Emergency medical personnel arrived on scene and attempted life-saving measures, but the victim was pronounced deceased.
The U.S. Marshals North Texas Fugitive Task Force in Fort Worth requested assistance from the Lone Star Fugitive Task Force in the Austin Division to locate and apprehend Jimenez-Gomez who was known to reside in Austin.
The Austin-based task force continued an in-depth fugitive investigation over the course of 11 months and arrested Jimenez-Gomez without incident at an apartment complex located in the 800 block of West Slaughter Lane in Austin.
Jiminez-Gomez was transported and booked into the Travis County Jail where he will await judicial proceedings.
Members of the Lone Star Fugitive Task Force in Austin:
- Austin Police Department-Tactical Intelligence Unit
- Georgetown, Round Rock and San Marcos Police Departments
- Travis, Caldwell, Hays, Williamson, and Bastrop County Sheriff’s Offices
- Texas Attorney General’s Office
- Texas Department of Criminal Justice OIG
- Texas Department of Public Safety
- U.S. Immigration & Customs Enforcement
- U.S. DHS/Homeland Security Investigations