Man arrested following June aggravated assault in Ector Co.

Man arrested following June aggravated assault in Ector Co.
Rigo Marrufo-Ambriz (Source: Ector County Law Enforcement Center)

ECTOR COUNTY, TX (KWES) - One man is behind bars charged with aggravated assault following a report in June.

The Ector County Sheriff's Office said Rigo Marrufo-Ambriz, 37, was arrested Thursday.

Back on June 4, deputies were called out to the Road Ranger Travel Stop regarding a gunshot victim.

When deputies arrived, they found Heriberto Valderama-Ramos, 27, drove himself to the store to seek help for gunshot wounds.

Valderama-Ramos was taken to the hospital with serious bodily injury.

Further investigation revealed that the actual incident took place in the 9100 block of West Hubnik Road where a physical fight been Valderama-Ramos and Marrufo-Ambriz took place.

Deputies said during the fight, Marrufo-Ambriz grabbed a firearm and shot Valderama-Ramos in the upper torso.

A warrant was later issued for Marrufo-Ambriz and he was taken into custody on Thursday afternoon.

Marrufo-Ambriz is charged with aggravated assault with a deadly weapon.

He remains in custody without bond.

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