ALVIN, Texas – The parents of two brothers killed by a suspected drunk driver said they are being harassed by people online.
Cindy and David Barajas did not want to talk on camera. However,
they told KHOU 11 News someone has threatened a drive-by shooting at the
family’s home. So, the Barajas are staying somewhere else looking for
On Brazoria County Road 144, you can see Alvin’s love for Caleb and
David Barajas, Jr. It’s printed on balloons. It’s planted with
flowers. It’s written all over a football left by little league
On Sally Roman’s face, there are tears. The 13-year-old was friends with both boys.
“She even started crying because she would come over here and they
would play together,” Roman said. “She’s hurt too. It really hurt a
lot of us.”
Investigators said it is a drunken driving tragedy with a mysterious
twist. Friday night, the Barajas’ family car ran out of gas. The boys,
ages 11 and 12, were helping their dad push when a suspected drunk
driver plowed into them. Caleb and David, Jr. later died.
Brazoria County Sheriff deputies said moments after the crash,
witnesses calling 911 heard gunfire. The other driver, Jose Banda Jr.,
20, was shot to death in his car. Investigators told us they have not
yet recovered a murder weapon or identified any suspect(s). However,
through numerous interviews with witnesses, detectives expect leads