Man suspected of shooting 8 victims at REBAR arrested in Florida, police say

All 8 victims expected to recover from injuries

Jenelius Crew, 37, is accused of shooting a gun outside REBAR in San Antonio on Friday, June 12. He was captured in Florida and faces charges of aggravated assault with a deadly weapon, San Antonio police said. (KSAT)

SAN ANTONIO – The man suspected of shooting eight people at a San Antonio bar Friday night is now in custody.

Jenelius Crew, 37, was arrested Thursday morning in Miami after evidence collected by homicide detectives indicated he might be the suspected shooter.

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Police obtained eight warrants for aggravated assault with a deadly weapon for Crew before he was arrested.

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Five women and three men, ages 23 to 41, were struck after Crew allegedly opened fire after being denied entry into REBAR located in the 8000 block of Broadway. All are expected to recover from their injuries.

Members of the U.S. Marshals Service Florida Caribbean Regional Fugitive Task Force received information that Crew was staying at a hotel in Miami Thursday morning.

“It’s apparent that criminals don’t pay much attention to city limits, county and state lines or even the borders of the United States,” said U.S. Marshal and former Bexar County Sheriff Susan Pamerleau. “It’s the collaborative efforts and partnerships with state and local agencies that enable us to reduce violent crime across this nation.”

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Officers spotted him leaving a hotel room and officials with the task force and Broward County Sheriff’s Office took Crew into custody without incident, according to a Facebook post from the San Antonio Police Department.

On June 12, 2020, SAPD officers responded to a shooting in progress at a local bar where (8) eight victims had been...

Posted by San Antonio Police Department on Thursday, 18 June 2020

He is currently being held at Miami-Dade County Jail.

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