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A Lubbock man already behind bars has been charged for the murder of 55-year-old Severo Losoya that happened back on Friday, October 21st.

Lubbock Police were called to the 200 block of North Avenue R just after 11 p.m. that night for reports of shots fired. On arrival, officers found Losoya with a gunshot wound to the head. He was transported to University Medical Center and later pronounced dead.

Soon after investigators asked for the public's help in finding a suspect, 42-year-old Alvin Flores was identified as the suspect. However, he was already behind bars.

Flores was already booked into the Lubbock County Detention Center for Unlawful Possession of a Firearm by a Felon, Speeding, Aggravated Assault with a Deadly Weapon, Evading Arrest, Resisting Arrest, Taking a Weapon from an Officer and Interfering with Public Duties. A murder charge was added the evening of Tuesday, November 1st.

Police say that Losoya was standing near his vehicle on the sidewalk when Flores shot him. The circumstances surrounding the shooting remain unknown.

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