Teen Shot to Death, One Man in Custody

Local News

A teen is dead after receiving a gunshot wound to the head Saturday night in San Benito. Police responded to the 500 block of Doherty Street and found 17-year-old Devin Leal with a shot to the head.

Through witnesses, 21 year old Jonathan Gamez was placed at the scene with a .40 caliber pistol.

That afternoon, Gamez was taken into custody when family members brought him into the San Benito Police Department. Gamez admitted to handling the weapon when it discharged, striking the teen.

He was charged with manslaughter and his bond was set at $300,000.

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