Fabian Alvarado

Authorities provided more details Wednesday into a drive-by shooting that injured a Seguin man more than a week ago.

Following the arrest of the suspected shooter, Seguin Police Department spokesperson Officer Tanya Brown said the victim, 22-year-old Saturnino Gutierrez, had been released from a hospital and was expected to recover. No one else was wounded, Brown said.

Detectives continue to investigate the shooting, so information such as a possible motive could not be revealed, Brown said.

“The suspect targeted this specific residence, but it is unknown what relationship, if any, the suspect had with the victim,” she said. “Specific details about this ongoing investigation can not be released at this time.”

On Tuesday, Brown revealed that officers served an arrest warrant about 8:30 p.m. Sunday, June 9, on 20-year-old Fabian Gage Alvarado at Starcke Park. They jailed him on a charge of aggravated assault with a deadly weapon in connection with the shooting, she said.

The alleged crime happened on June 2 at a house where the victim lives in the 600 block of San Antonio Avenue, police said. Authorities were alerted to the incident after one of the other people inside the home at the time of the shooting drove Gutierrez to Guadalupe Regional Medical Center at about 8:40 p.m. with at least one gunshot wound.

GRMC staff called police and officers began an investigation.

They learned that a suspect had shot a firearm from a vehicle into the residence, Brown said. Alvarado, she said, is the only suspect in the case.

“Police do not expect to file any additional charges on Alvarado,” Brown said. “This case remains under investigation.”

According to Guadalupe County online records, Alvarado remained held Wednesday morning under $100,000 bond at the Guadalupe County Jail.


Dalondo Moultrie is the assistant managing editor of the Seguin Gazette. You can e-mail him at dalondo.moultrie@seguingazette.com .

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