Fort Worth police arrest fugitive in last week’s game room shooting

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The final fugitive suspected in the shooting last week of a game room employee in northeast Fort Worth has been arrested, police announced Tuesday.

Patrick Anthony Sotelo, 18, who was considered armed and dangerous, was in the Mansfield jail Tuesday evening. He faces charges of aggravated robbery and evading arrest, according to jail records. Bail was set at $100,000.

Police announced his arrest Tuesday on social media.

Sotelo is the fourth and final man accused in the April 28 shooting at the Asian Market game room, 3835 Chesser Boyer Road.

The incident happened at 3:10 a.m. as an employee, confronted by robbers, was shot with a .357 Magnum revolver that had been stolen about an hour earlier at Lenah’s Smoke Shop, 5169 Wichita St., in southeast Fort Worth.

The employee was hospitalized and survived.

Officers, acting on a tip, quickly arrested the first three suspects: Aloysius Joe Salas, 26; Kirk Sandifer, 21; and Pedro Angel Sotelo, 20, face charges of aggravated robbery.

Further details were unavailable late Tuesday.

This report includes material from Star-Telegram archives.

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