Longview records sixth murder of 2008 after weekend shooting

LONGVIEW, TX (KSLA) - A weekend homicide brings the total number of murders in Longview this year to six.

The latest happened Saturday night in the 700 block of Travis. Police responding to a call about shots fired found 25-year-old Eduardo Quezada lying in the front yard of a home. Police said he died from multiple gunshot wounds.

The body has been sent to Tyler for an autopsy.

Two days later, the home Quezada was found in front of caught on fire. The family who lives there was not at home and there were no injuries. Arson is suspected.

So far police have not released any information about suspects, the weapon that killed Quezada or a possible motive behind the shooting or the fire.