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Abilene PD SWAT arrests wanted suspect on city's east side

The suspect was identified by a citizen as the person who shot at the vehicle she and her father were in. No one was injured in the incident.
Credit: Lexis Greene

ABILENE, Texas — A 17-year-old suspect was arrested by the Abilene Police Department's SWAT team Wednesday evening in east Abilene.

According to an APD news release, on Wednesday, Aug. 25, the department’s Major Investigations Bureau along with SWAT, and the Surveillance Apprehension and Tactics Team (SATT) served a warrant on a home in Lytle South. They surrounded the house in the 3700 block of Purdue Lane and arrested Jacob Armando Santana, 17, of Abilene, just before 8 p.m.

Santana was found inside the home. He was contacted by officers and eventually surrendered without incident.

He was booked in to the Taylor County Jail and is being held on a $250,000 bond. Santana has been charged with first-degree felony aggravated assault stemming from an Aug. 24 shooting on North 12th and Westmoreland streets. He was identified by a citizen as the suspect who shot at the vehicle she and her father were in. No one was injured in the incident.

Santana is also a person of interest in other non-related criminal investigations.

Marcus Solis, 18, was also arrested at the home. He was wanted for a third-degree felony evading arrest warrant.

If you have any information on crimes in Abilene, you are urged to contact Abilene Crime Stoppers at 325-676-8477 (TIPS) or download the P3 app on your smartphone.

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