Dec 6, 2015 (SO NEWS RELEASE) 50-year-old Juan Garcia, who also goes by the name of Jose Luis Paredes is wanted in connection with the shooting death of his estranged wife, Teresa Ortiz, on Saturday, December 5th in the 3000 block of N. Broadway in an unincorporated area of Escondido.
Garcia’s SUV was found abandoned near the crime scene, but he remains at large. Garcia is considered ARMED AND DANGEROUS. He is longtime resident of Escondido, but investigators say he may attempt to flee to his native country of Mexico.
Garcia is a Hispanic man standing 5’8″ tall and weighing 180 pounds with brown eyes and curly, shoulder length black hair. He is clean shaven and has a small tattoo on the outside web of his right hand.
Garcia was last seen wearing a blue, long sleeve shirt, blue denim shorts, long white socks and white tennis shoes.
If you see Garcia or know his whereabouts, call the Sheriff’s Department at (858) 565-5200. You can also remain anonymous by calling Crime Stoppers at (888) 580-8477. You may be eligible for a reward of up to $1,000 for information that leads to an arrest.