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Press Release #030515(05)-Injury to Elderly

On February 22, 2015 at approximately 8:37 pm, Police responded to a residence at 805 E 42nd Street for a report of an assault.


Upon arrival, Police learned the victim, Virgil Gray DOB 12-19-40, had been assaulted.  Gray received severe injuries to his torso and head.  San Angelo Fire Department Medics transported Gray to Shannon Hospital for treatment of his injuries.  Gray was admitted and transferred to the Intensive Care Unit.


Through investigation it was learned Casey Aleman DOB 03-14-93, who had recently been staying at the residence, had been the subject that assaulted Gray.  Aleman left the scene prior to police arrival.  Several attempts to locate Aleman were made but all were unsuccessful.


Based on the investigation and witness statements, a warrant for Injury to the Elderly was issued for Aleman.


On February 23, 2015 at approximately 5:30 pm, Detectives with the Criminal Investigation Division and the Special Operations unit located Aleman in the 600 block of Preusser Street.  Aleman was taken into custody on the warrant.


On March 4, 2015, Gray passed away at Shannon Medical Center.  Gray will be sent for autopsy to determine the cause of death.  A murder charge against Aleman will be dependent on autopsy results, and the Tom Green County District Attorney's Office will determine what other charges may be filed.