Livermore Police are asking for the public’s help for the whereabouts of the suspect responsible in the fatal shooting at Granada Bowl (1620 Railroad Avenue) over the weekend.
He has been identified as 27-year-old Roger Aleman Garcia (pictured) also known as Roger Aleman, a convicted felon with extensive prior criminal history including an assault with a deadly weapon. He is prohibited from possessing a firearm.
Garcia is suspected of shooting and killing 28-year-old Antonio Vargas of Livermore.
At 6 p.m. on Saturday, July 16, Vargas was with a group of friends at the bar area of Granada Bowl, when they got into a verbal altercation with Garcia.
The altercation led to a physical fight and ended with Garcia pulling a handgun and shooting Vargas and Vargas’s 28-year-old friend of Livermore. During the shooting, Garcia’s 30-year-old friend of Livermore was also struck by gunfire.
Vargas died at the scene. Police immediately rushed to the bowling alley and performed life-saving measures on the other two victims. They were rushed to a local hospital.
Over the weekend, Livermore Police’s Criminal Investigations Unit served several search warrants related to the shooting searching for Garcia. The suspect remains at large and should be considered armed and dangerous.
Anyone with information on the suspect’s whereabouts is urged to call the Livermore Police Department’s anonymous tip line at (925) 371-4790. Livermore Police is offering a reward for information leading to the arrest of Garcia.
We thank Granada Bowl for their assistance and cooperation in the investigation.
We are not releasing any more information at this time as the investigation is ongoing.
This is Livermore Police’s second homicide this year.