Man at shooting scene faces tampering charge
Police: 20-year-old took bloody gun from truck after fatal incident.
Travis Countysheriff ’s deputies have arrested a man suspected of removing a bloody shotgun from a truck in Del Valle after another man was fatally wounded by gunfire Thursday.
Carrington Kazhean Waites, 20, was booked into the Travis County Jail about 11:55 a.m. Thursday on charges of tampering with physical evidence and resisting arrest, according to jail records.
An arrest affidavit said Waites was o ne of two peo p le first responders found standing next to a truck in the 8700 block of Linden Road where another man, identified by police as Jordan Michael Rodriguez, 26, had been shot around 12:42 a.m.
When emergency medical crews arrived, they found Rodriguez in the rear passenger seat of the truck bleeding heavily from his right thigh.
Medics pulled him out, tried to stop the bleeding and performed CPR on him, but he died from his injuries around 1:20 a.m., offi-