Police in Florida arrested a man wanted in connection with a shooting in Winchester, VA. Efrain Rios Torres, 33, of Winchester, was taken into custody on December 22, 2016 in Clearwater, FL.
Rios Torres is charged with malicious wounding and possession of a weapon by a felon. The charges stem from a shooting at a home on the 900 block of N. Braddock St. on December 16, 2016. The female victim suffered a gunshot wound to the shoulder and was released from the hospital. Further details in the case are still under investigation.
Rios Torres has several outstanding warrants issued by the Winchester Police Department. The warrants include misdemeanor capias, resisting arrest and carrying a concealed weapon. Rios Torres will be extradited back to Winchester, pending the results of an extradition hearing.
Police Investigate Shooting that Injured Woman
News Release December 17, 2016 – Winchester Police are investigating a shooting on the 900 block of N. Braddock St. that sent a woman to the hospital. The shooting occurred just before 11:00 p.m. on Friday, December 16, 2016. Witnesses said a man kicked in the back door to a home and fired shots. A 36-year-old woman was shot in the shoulder. She was transported to Winchester Medical Center and her injuries are not believed to be life-threatening. A 36-year-old man also suffered injuries to his face, but did not receive medical attention. Two other people inside the home were not injured.
Witnesses described the suspect as a Hispanic male in his 30’s. He may have left the scene in a white or silver Mercury Sable. At this time, a motive for the shooting is unclear.
Detectives are actively working this case and request that anyone with information regarding a possible suspect or a suspect vehicle contact the Winchester Police Department’s Criminal Investigations Division at (540) 545-4704, or Crime Solvers at (540) 665‑TIPS (8477). Information leading to the arrest of a suspect may result in a reward of up to $1,000.