Second arrest made in eight-liner slaying
Gilberto Ivarra is second suspect arrested in fatal shooting of Jimmy Nunez
SAN ANTONIO – A second suspect was arrested Tuesday by the Bexar County Sheriff's Office in connection with a fatal shooting at an eight-liner game room.
Gilberto Ivarra, 33, is the second suspect to be arrested in the case, according to BCSO spokeswoman Rosanne Hughes. Ivarra is believed to be the man wearing a mask in surveillance video.
Ramon Salazar Jr., whom sheriff's officials said was the triggerman, was arrested March 3.
Hughes said Salazar shot Jimmy Nunez, 36, Jan. 27 inside a mobile home that had been converted into an eight-liner game room in the 2700 block of Oak Island Drive.
According to an arrest affidavit, Ivarra confessed his role in the crime last week after contacting a homicide detective to tell his side of the story.
Ivarra said he went to the gaming room with Salazar with the intent to commit a robbery.
Ivarra admitted to taking a purse in the robbery and to having a hand gun. He told the detective that he pawned the gun the next day. Investigators have recovered the gun as evidence.
Ivarra and Salazar are charged with capital murder.
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