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Man arrested for robbing, shooting man in October, authorities say

Eduardo Torres, 25, charged with capital murder

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SAN ANTONIO – A man has been arrested for being involved in robbing and gunning down a 21-year-old man in October.

Eduardo Torres, 25, is charged with capital murder. Police said he admitted to being in the area of the shooting at the time.

Statements from witnesses and surveillance video from a nearby business also helped make the arrest.

The shooting happened Oct. 24 on South Presa near Conrad Street. An arrest affidavit said the victim, Nathan Valdez, was waiting at a bus stop when Torres drove up in a white SUV and robbed him.

Valdez was shot during the scuffle and died six days later.

Torres was picked up by police after a traffic stop. He was driving the same white SUV and officers found a handgun inside the vehicle.