Rubén Cantú-Rodríguez/Conexión Del Río

DELRIO – The Texas Department of Public Safety featured a San Angelo man in the Texas 10 Most Wanted Fugitives and increased the reward for information leading to his arrest to $12,500. Justin Lane Slatton, Jr., wanted in connection with the shooting deaths of two men, is this month’s featured Texas 10 Most Wanted Fugitive.

Slatton, 20-years-of-age, is known to have ties to the Latin Kings gang in San Angelo, Texas. He is a suspect in a double shooting that occurred on April 13, 2016, at a residence in Temple, Texas, which resulted in the deaths of two men.

Prior to the shooting, Slatton had served time in a Texas Department of Criminal Justice prison for theft of firearm.

On May 6, 2016, the Bell County Sheriff's Office issued two warrants for Slatton’s arrest for murder. On May 10, 2016, the Tom Green County Sheriff's Office issued a warrant for his arrest for burglary of a building.

Bell County Crime Stoppers and San Angelo Crime Stoppers are also offering rewards for information leading to Slatton’s arrest.

Slatton is considered armed and dangerous. According to arrest records Slatton is Hispanic, about 5’ 7″ and weighs 165 pounds. He has several tattoos, including a five-point star on his left hand, five dots on his left wrist, the shape of Texas on his right hand and multiple neck tattoos.

His last known address is in the 1600 block of S Koenigheim, San Angelo, Texas.

The increased reward is only good if the tip/tips come in during the month of September.

Anyone with information about Slatton’s whereabouts can provide information by calling the Crime Stoppers hotline at (800) 252-TIPS (8477); text the letters DPS and then a tip to 274637 (CRIMES) from your cell phone; submit a web tip through the DPS website or Facebook page, or submit a tip through the DPS Mobile App.