A video was released Thursday by the Jim Wells County Sheriff's office showing a vehicle chasing the victim's truck in connection with the double homicide.
The stolen vehicle was found Wednesday morning engulfed in flames on County Road 148. The gray 2001 Chevrolet Silverado was burned before suspects left the scene. State fire marshals were called in to assist with the investigation.
The vehicle belonged to one of the two men who were found fatally shot Tuesday at 5:16 p.m. on a property off County Road 464 near Green Acres.
50-year-old Marcelino Guerra and 53-year-old Robert Mata, both of Alice, had gone to the area to cut heavy brush. According to Jim Wells County Assistant Chief Brandon Torres, a caller stated he found two individuals dead on the scene.
According to Alice Fire Capt. Adan Garcia, firefighters extinguished the vehicle fire in about 10 minutes of their arrival.
According to a witness at the scene, who wanted to remain anonymous for fear of retaliation, stated he saw a blue or black truck leave the scene, then noticed some smoke.
Jim Wells County Investigators, Duval County Sheriff's Office, Texas Rangers State and city and state fire marshals, with the assistant of Alice Police Department blocked the dead end street as investigators searched for evidence.
The family of the deceased showed up at the scene and broke down in tears as they received information from officers.
"They were able to salvage part of the vehicle," Torres said.
The truck's front half was charred.
Investigators used a drone at the scene to scope the area.
"We did check the area last night," Torres said. "This vehicle wasn't here last night."
Agents are checking with neighbors and trying to piece all information.
The cause of death has not been determined and is still under investigation.
According to county officials, the victims were shot however, investigators would not confirm where the fatal wounds were on the bodies or how many rounds were used. No weapons have been found and no motive has been determined.
The number of suspects are unknown and no arrest have been made as of Thursday.
If anyone has information about the suspects or the case, they are urged to call law enforcement or Crime Stoppers of South Texas at 361-664-STOP.