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Leandro Lozano-Jiminez

A man wanted for a murder six years ago in Houston, Texas was found and arrested in Dalton, Georgia Tuesday morning after a deputy stopped him for a tail light violation. 

The Whitfield County deputy stopped Leandro Lozano-Jiminez, 27 on Hopkins Way for the tail light, according to a news release.

When the officer approached, the man said his name was Jose Jimenez and added he did not have a driver's license. 

The man was arrested  and transported to the Whitfield County Sheriff's Office where he was charged with the traffic violations and fingerprinted.

His real name was confirmed and it was revealed he had warrants out for murder and aggravated assault with serious bodily injury in Houston. Authorities there verified the warrants and a fugitive hold was placed on the suspect. 

According to Houson police, on January 1, 2010, Lozano-Jiminez shot two brothers Uvaldo Gallardo,18, and Hugo Gallardo, 25, with a 40 caliber handgun after the three got into a fight. Uvaldo Gallardo was killed after being shot in the chest and Hugo was transported to a hospital, but the suspect fled. 

After confirming his identity, Whitfield County investigators found the Lozano-Jiminez had been working in Dalton since 2011 using the alias "Felix Cruz Ocasio. 

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