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Suspect arrested in country village homicide in LaBelle

Shooting investigation in Country Village community near LaBelle
Posted at 8:34 AM, Jul 04, 2019
and last updated 2019-07-05 16:49:45-04

HENDRY COUNTY, Fla. — Deputies responded to a call and found David Zavala, 19 unresponsive in the back seat of a truck.

A quick investigation led police to a 16-year shooter who they believe was responsible for shooting Zavala.

Deputies believe the motive for the murder is drug related.

The suspect was placed under arrest on charges of First-Degree Murder.

He was then transported to Department of Juvenile Justice where he remains at this time.

If you have any information related tho this case, you can call the Hendry County Sheriff's Office or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-780-TIPS.