Police in Phoenix searched for two boys and their biological father on Saturday after the mother of the boys was fatally shot dead at the family home, along with another victim described as a male roommate to the mother.
Amber Alert on Saturday said that the father identified as Dimas Coronado (47) could have brought the boys to Mexico. But Sgt. Armando Carbajal, a police spokesman, said the investigators had no binding clues about the whereabouts of Coronado or the boy.
The mother was identified as Oralia Nunez, 24, and the other victim was Omar Gonzalez, 34, FOX 10 of Phoenix
Police say they want to talk to Coronado about the case, but he was not charged. Still, the police consider him armed and dangerous, the Arizona Republic reported.
The boys were initially identified as 8-year-old Victor Coronado Nunez and 5-year-old Jonathan Coronado Nunez, but the alert later identified them as Victor Nunez-Coronado and Jonathan Nunez-Coronado
Police say Coronados white Chevrolet Silverado Pickup truck from the year 2009 was found about six blocks from the house in which the shooting took place, unoccupied. There were no signs of him or the boy.
Investigators believe the father can now drive an aqua-green Ford truck with a white camper shell and Mexican license plate ZUD7164, FOX 10 reported.
The mother and Coronado were married but one alienated, and it's not Clearly, if they stayed married, Carbajal said.
Police say that a relative of a victim called the police early Saturday after he shot them and found the boys. The relative said the boys had been with their mother the night before.
The revised names for the boys probably reflected information re-learned by detectives, Carbajal said. The investigation was at an early stage, he said.
The Associated Press contributed to this story.