Texas Driver’s License Photo
Roberto Amaya Pacas
after 9:00pm, Sunday evening August 13th, 2017 La Porte Police
Department (LPPD) Communications Center received a call for gunshots being
fired in the 3200 block of Tara Place, La Porte Texas.
arrival first responders found three persons with gunshot wounds. A 50 year old
female, 26 year old male and a 14 year old male were transported by La Porte
EMS via ambulance to area hospitals for their injuries. The two adults were
treated and released. The teenager underwent surgery and remains in the
hospital. All of the victims are
related, mother and sons.
fourth person involved in the shooting, 50-year-old Roberto Amaya Pacas, of Houston,
fled the scene in a white Toyota Tundra, four door pickup truck before the police arrived. A short time later Pacas was located by the
Pasadena Police Department after having been involved in a hit and run accident.
Pasadena Police contacted LPPD Detectives who confirmed that the male was in
fact involved in the La Porte shooting.
Tuesday, August 15th, 2017, Detectives with the LPPD Criminal
Investigations Division, contacted the Harris County District Attorney’s Office
(HCDAO) and presented the evidence and details of this case. The HCDAO accepted
three counts of Aggravated Assault with a Deadly Weapon on Pacas. A no bond
warrant was obtained and Pacas is now in the custody of the La Porte Police
Department. Pacas is still hospitalized and under twenty-four-hour watch by
LPPD officers waiting for custody transfer to the Harris County Sheriff’s