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Police looking for new leads in far Northeast Side murder

Eric Mendoza, 20, was found unresponsive in his vehicle

SAN ANTONIO – The San Antonio Police Department and Crime Stoppers want the public’s assistance in tracking down the person or persons responsible for a fatal shooting.

According to police, on Oct. 21 residents in the 5000 block of Village Path heard several gunshots around 1:30 a.m. before a vehicle sped off.

Witnesses said they saw a truck striking several vehicles before coming to a stop. Whe officers arrived they found 20-year-old Eric Mendoza (seen above) unresponsive in his vehicle. He would later be pronounced dead at the scene.

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Anyone with any knowledge of the murder is urged to call Crime Stoppers at (210) 224-STOP.

Tips can also be texted to CRIMES (274637) or by visiting the Crime Stoppers website.

Crime Stoppers will pay up to $5,000 for information that leads to an arrest.


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