Deadly Ambush: What Really Happened the Night Rapper El Pikante Became a Target?


The rapper El Pikante, the son of a well-known Dominican Republic politician, has passed away. The rapper, whose real name is Luis Alfredo Pacheco Rojas, was fatally shot in the Houston petrol station April 1 in what authorities called an “targeted attack.” Rojas was 34 and was the father of Alfredo Pacheco, the president of the Chamber of Deputies of the Dominican Republic, the country’s lower chamber of congress.

The shooting happened around 7.25 p.m. in the local time in a gas s

Dominican Republic politician's rapper son El Pikante is killed in Houston  gas station shooting | Daily Mail Onlinetation in 2490 South Wayside Drive, according to an announcement from the City of Houston. Rojas is a 29-year-old suspect as well as two others left the convenience store, and then got in a black SUV at that point an Dodge Charger and a Mercedes Benz came up to the vehicle. Two males escaped from the Dodger and another exited in the Mercedes as they “fired multiple shots” at the vehicle. As per Reuters, Pacheco and the 29-year-old victim returned to the shop, but they were both wounded by bullets.

Police officers with The Houston Police Department and Harris County Precinct 6 deputy constables responding to the shooting uncovered two people suffering from gunshot wounds HPD Homicide Division Detectives R. Waterwall and C. Vaughn reported. Houston Fire Department paramedics, who were on the scene, took two of the wounded who was then identified later as Rojas who was later identified as Rojas, into Ben Taub General Hospital, in which he was declared dead. A second patient was taken to a hospital for life-threatening injuries. The condition of the patient is unknown at this point.

“With great regret, I announce the unexpected death of my son LUIS ALFREDO PACHECO ROJAS, who lived outside the country,” Alfredo Pacheco confirmed his son’s death in an untranslated statement posted with X (formerly Twitter). “This fact is currently under investigation. I sincerely thank friends and colleagues for their solidarity in this difficult time. I respectfully ask for understanding from my friends in the media, whom I will keep duly informed in this way.”


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