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Ayers Street store murder suspect arrested in Louisiana

Posted at 5:52 PM, Mar 14, 2019
and last updated 2019-03-14 23:32:01-04

A local man who was wanted for allegedly shooting and killing a man at a convenience store parking lot is now in custody.

Corpus Christi Police confirmed today that 39-year-old Derek Parra surrendered to the U.S. Marshalls in Louisiana.

The warrant was issued following a murder on Saturday, March 2, 2019, in the 4700 block of Ayers Street.

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Police say the victim, 27-year-old Joe Andrew Trevino of Austin, had been involved in an argument with Parra and was about to drive away when he was shot in the head.

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Parra is currently in the extradition process to Corpus Christi.