A man arrested after an early morning shooting Friday at a home in Lago Mar has been released from custody, but police continue their investigation into the incident, officials said Tuesday.

Texas City police declined to release additional information about the investigation Tuesday morning, other than to announce one person was released from custody.

Officials with the Galveston County Medical Examiner’s Office on Monday confirmed Juan Reyna Jr., 51, was the person killed in the shooting.

A woman called police at about 7:58 a.m. Friday and reported someone with a weapon in the 12000 block of Pirate Bend Drive, officials said. The same woman then called again while officers were already on the way and told them to send an ambulance as well.

Police arrived at the scene at about 8:03 a.m. and found Reyna dead from a gunshot wound to the upper chest, officials said.

Officers took a man in his 20s into custody, police said.

Three other people were inside the home at the time of the shooting and are cooperating with investigators, police said.

Investigators believe there might have been a verbal or physical altercation at the residence before the shooting, officials said.

Matt deGrood: 409-683-5230; matt.degrood@galvnews.com


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