Suspect identified in shooting death of Los Banos man

Suspect identified in shooting death of Los Banos man
Photo: Los Banos PD
Originally published 8-4-20 via Facebook
by the Los Banos Police Department:

“A suspect has been identified in the May 31, 2020, shooting death of 25-year-old Dylan Nicholas Garay. Robert Vazquez, 23 of Los Banos is wanted in connection with the shooting death of Garay following an altercation at a gas station in the 1500 block of W. Pacheco Boulevard.

On Sunday, May 31, 2020, a disturbance involving two vehicles was reported at the gas station. Witnesses reported seeing a dark 4-door Honda Civic chasing a black 2004 Dodge Durango away from the gas station and onto Westbound Pacheco Boulevard.

A passenger in the Honda Civic, later identified as Vazquez fired shots at the Durango as the two vehicles travelled down the highway.

Dylan Garay was shot at least once causing his vehicle to veer across the east bound traffic lanes before crashing and rolling in a field near the entrance to Walmart. Garay was declared dead at the scene.

A warrant for the arrest of Robert Vazquez has been issued. Detectives are asking anyone with information on Vazquez’ whereabouts to call Detective Surina Gonzales at (209) 827-7070, ext. 0.

To leave an anonymous crime tip call (209) 827-2545. If you have access to a computer and the internet, you can leave an anonymous tip at the Police Department’s web page at At the bottom of the contact page, simply click on the “report graffiti and other crime” link or contact the Merced Area Crime Stoppers by telephone at 1-855-725-2420, or at”

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