He had been deported back to Mexico in '06
Houston — The Houston Chroncle is reporting; the Bay City father whose murder-suicide shooting rampage last week killed his four small children was in the country illegally and had been deported to Mexico in 2006, police said Monday.
Authorities have updated his identity and now say his name is Jose Avila-Alva and that he is 27, three years older than previously reported.
The weapon used in the shooting was a .22 caliber revolver reported stolen to Port Arthur police in 2010.
To read more on this story, head to The Houston Chronicle's website: http://www.chron.com/news/houston-texas/article/Father-who-killed-four-children-was-in-country-2346497.php