UPDATE: Man, 20, charged with murder in connection with San Benito homicide investigation
Editor's note: This story has been updated.
A man has been charged with murder in connection with a homicide investigation in San Benito.
Jesus Alfredo Robles, 20, was charged with murder, according to the San Benito Police Department. Bond was set at $500,000.
At approximately 1:28 a.m. Sunday, San Benito police say they were waived down by a concerned citizen on the 100 block of Virginia St.
Police found a man, later identified as 60-year-old Adelaido Mendoza, slouched over inside a pickup truck with a single gunshot wound to his head, according to a news release. Mendoza was pronounced dead at the scene.
Witnesses identified Robles as a suspect, advising officers that he left the location on foot.
Police found Robles hiding underneath an abandoned home nearby, according to police.
Police also found a firearm believed to be used in the shooting and secured it as evidence.
A motive has not yet been determined, police said.
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