The suspect in the shooting on Lemon Acres in Nash Texas has been identified as 18-year-old Ceasar Olalde. The victims are believed to be family but have yet to be identified. The suspect is currently in Bi-State Jail charged with Capital Murder of Multiple Persons.
On May 23, 2023, at approximately 10:48 am Nash Texas Police Department responded to 563 Lemon Acres in reference to an unknown issue. Witnesses on scene made officers aware of an individual armed and barricaded inside the residence. Law enforcement also received information that multiple lives had already been taken inside the home.
A negotiator from the Bowie County Sheriff’s Department established contact with the barricaded individual and successfully negotiated the surrender of the suspect, 18-year-old Ceaser Olalde. Officers then entered the residence and located four deceased individuals. Olalde was booked into the Bi-State Jail in Texarkana, Texas for Capital Murder of Multiple Persons. In addition to the Bowie County Sheriff’s Department, several agencies responded to assist NPD including the Texas Rangers, Department of Public Safety, Wake Village Police Department, and both Texarkana Texas and Arkansas Police Departments.
The investigation is currently ongoing. If anyone has any information that will assist in the investigation they are asked to call the Nash Texas Police Department at 903.838.0822.