UPDATE: Edinburg PD arrest one murder suspect, another still sought

Edinburg TX, August 2, 2023 — Today at about 2:30 p.m., Edinburg Police Department detectives arrested 44-year-old Edgar Ivan Gonzalez at the 6500 block of S. 23rd St. in McAllen.

Gonzalez had an outstanding warrant from the Edinburg Police Department in connection to the murder of 32-year-old Eric Michael Garcia on July 23 at the 3900 block of Garfield Ave. in Edinburg.

Gonzalez, a resident of Reynosa, Tamaulipas, is set to be arraigned at a later time at the Edinburg Municipal Court.

The Edinburg Police Department is still actively searching for the second murder suspect, Juan Miguel Herrera Gomez.

Key details about Juan Miguel Herrera Gomez:

  • Height: 5’10
  • Weight: Approximately 210-230 pounds
  • Vehicle Information: Herrera Gomez was driving a 2021 white Chevrolet Silverado, which has been recovered by Edinburg police officers.

The public’s safety is of paramount importance, and we urge everyone to exercise extreme caution. Herrera Gomez is considered armed and dangerous, and if anyone comes across him, we implore them not to approach him but to contact the police immediately.

If you have any information that could assist law enforcement in locating Herrera Gomez, please call the Edinburg Police Department at 956-289-7700 or Edinburg Crime Stoppers at 956-383-8477.