The arrest of Francisco Oropesa, 38, in the city of Cut and Shoot, Texas, marked the end of a massive manhunt that was in its fourth day Tuesday.
“We just want to thank the person who had the courage and bravery to call in the suspect’s location,” Paul said.
Law enforcement officers search for the suspect a few miles from the scene where five people were shot and killed Friday in Cleveland, Texas.
Oropesa will be charged with five counts of murder and is being held on $5 million bond, San Jacinto County Sheriff Greg Capers said.
“So we went and told the man to please stop shooting or go continue shooting further away from the house.
Marshals Service, the Gulf Coast Violent Offenders Task Force, the Texas Department of Public Safety and the Texas Rangers.
Marshal Joe Ruiz de Chavez said the killings were "an atrocious crime that devastated this community and this country.". »