Photo: Houston "Enchilada Queen" Sylvia Caseras Shot, Police Looking for her Boyfriend
Houston police are on the lookout for taco truck driver Michael Warren, after his girlfriend, known as the “Enchilada Queen,” is recovering from a gunshot wound to the abdomen.
Sylvia Casares, 59, is believed to have been shot by 58-year-old Warren, her boyfriend of three years during a domestic dispute. After shooting Casares, Warren allegedly fled their Fulshear, TX home in a black SUV. A spokesman for the Fort Bed Sheriff’s office said authorities believe Warren was heading for the his hometown of Lafayette, Louisiana.
Over the years, Casares has become a local celebrity for keeping the Tex-Mex cuisine alive with her two restaurants both named “Sylvia’s Enchilada Kitchen”.
She has also lent her talent, recipes, and face to the cooking classes, DVD tamale-making guides, a cook book, and a taco truck. The truck is run by Warren.
Casares is expected to make a full recovery and authorities remain on the lookout for Warren.