SAN BENITO, Texas — The San Benito police department released updated information on a man found dead on Virginia Street and La Palma Street on Sunday morning.
Authorities said the victim was identified as 60-year-old Adelaido Mendoza. He was found “slouched” over inside a pickup truck with what appeared to be a single gunshot wound to his head.
Emergency Medic Services (EMS) was dispatched to provide medical treatment, but Mendoza was pronounced dead at the scene.
Police identified 20-year-old Jesus Alfredo Robles as the suspect. Witnesses told police Robles left the location on foot, walking eastbound on Combes Street.
A search was conducted and Robles was located hiding underneath an abandoned residence.
San Benito police seized a firearm believed to be used in the shooting and secured as evidence.
Police said no motive has yet been determined.