Suspect arrested in fatal shooting outside tamales restaurant on West Side, San Antonio police say

Police say Alejandro Pacheco shot, killed David Garcia at Delicious Tamales in the 1300 block of Culebra Road

SAPD said Alejandro Pacheco, 25 was arrested after he shot and killed a man outside of West Side tamales restaurant. (San Antonio Police Department)

SAN ANTONIO – San Antonio police arrested a man they say fatally shot another man outside of a Delicious Tamales restaurant on the West Side.

Police say Alejandro Pacheco, 25, shot David Anthony Garcia, 46, during an argument in the 1300 block of Culebra Road at about 5 p.m. on Monday.

According to an arrest warrant affidavit, as soon as Garcia and his female passenger pulled into the parking lot, they were confronted by a man who started arguing with Garcia.

When the man walked away from the car, Garcia parked in front of the restaurant. Garcia stayed in the car while his passenger went inside to purchase tamales.

When she returned, she saw two men walking up to Garcia’s car. Garcia got out of the vehicle and started arguing with the men. As he was about to get back in his car, one of the men shot him.

Both of the men left the scene, the shooter was on foot and the second man had a bicycle, the affidavit states.

Emergency medical services personnel took Garcia to University Hospital in critical condition, where he later died.

Police said there is video evidence of the crime. Investigators were able to locate the man on the bicycle who identified the shooter as Pacheco.

Pacheco was arrested and charged with murder.

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