Suspect arrested, charged in summer South Side murder

Emmanuel Mendoza arrested in connection with shooting death of Robert Reyes Jr.


SAN ANTONIO – San Antonio police said they made an arrest in a murder that happened over the summer on the city’s South Side.

Emmanuel Mendoza, 35, has been arrested in connection with the deadly shooting of 25-year-old Robert Reyes Jr.

The shooting happened at the Riverbend Apartments complex in the 8200 block of South Flores on June 10.

Police said Reyes was killed in an apparent drive-by. His body was found in the parking lot.

An arrest affidavit said detectives used cellphone records and surveillance video to put Mendoza at the scene of the crime.

More arrests are expected in this case.  

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