Big Spring Man Indicted on Murder Charges

Staff Report
NewsWest 9

BIG SPRING - A Big Spring man could get life in prison after being indicted this week accused of shooting his wife to death with a 12-gauge shotgun.

According to reports from the Big Spring paper, 48-year-old Tommy Gutierrez, Junior went before a Howard County grand jury on Thursday when he was indicted on charges of murder and aggravated assault with a deadly weapon.

Gutierrez had turned himself into police in mid-June after allegedly shooting his wife, 45-year-old Patricia Ramirez Gutierrez, during a domestic dispute.

If found guilty, Gutierrez faces 5 years to life in prison.