Two found deceased in Hondo Tragedy

HONDO PD–On Saturday, July 6th, 2024 at approximately 1:51 PM, Hondo Police Officers were dispatched to 1301 Ave A Hondo, TX for a possible disturbance with a weapon.
Hondo Officers arrived on scene and observed a male and female laying on the ground in front of the drive way, with apparent gunshot wounds.
Officers secured the scene and attempted life saving measures on both the male and female. The female was identified as Dolores Rivera, age 53, of Hondo.

The Hondo Criminal Investigation Division was contacted to make the scene for further investigation. Community EMS determined Rivera was deceased and continued their efforts on the male. The male was later identified as Fredrico Diaz, age 57, of Uvalde. Diaz was transported to Medina Regional Hospital and later pronounced deceased.
Investigators on scene began processing the scene and collecting evidence. Through the course of the investigation, it was determined by investigators that Rivera was the target and victim of homicide by Diaz. Diaz then turned the gun on himself.
All families involved were notified of their loved ones passing and details surrounding the case.