SAPD Captures Super 8 Shooter Following Week Long Search


SAN ANGELO, TX – After a week of searching the SAPD has captured the Super 8 shooter. 

According to court documents, on Apr. 18, officers with the San Angelo Police Department were dispatched to the Super 8 at the 400 block of W. Ave L for the report of a shooting victim.

When the officers arrived they found a victim who had been shot in the lower leg. The victim was taken to Shannon Medical Center for treatment.

Officers reviewed surveillance footage from the Super 8 and spotted a male wearing dark clothing walk to the room, pull out a handgun from his sweater pocket, and discharging a the weapon into the window of the room. He then fled the scene in a silver BMW convertible with a black stripe. The affidavit states that the car was positively identified by police through SAPD data base. The vehicle was located and recovered.

Police then spoke with the victim who stated he believed that Alex Pacheco was involved in the shooting. 

Then on Apr. 23, officers arrested Pacheco for possession of a controlled substance and GJI possession of a controlled substance. After he was arrested police asked him questions regarding the shooting. Pacheco told officers that he fired two rounds in to the room and fled the scene. He continued by saying he knew the victim was in the room and that he shot into it in retaliation due to a prior incident between him and the victim. 

Pacheco was then charged with aggravated assault with a deadly weapon. His bond is set at $60,000.

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