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Published on Wednesday, April 1, 2020

Murder Arrest in Benavides Park Shooting

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Contact: Officer Alisia Pruneda - 210.207.7579
Release No: 20-017

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Fabian Vega

On February 23, 2020 at approximately 1:45 pm, officers were dispatched to Benavides Park, located at 1500 Saltillo St., for a Shooting in Progress. Upon making the location, officers observed several victims having sustained gunshot wounds. A 16-year old died on scene from his wounds. Two other victims were transported and survived the incident.

SAPD Homicide Detectives worked tirelessly and through witness information identified the shooter as 20-year old Fabian Vega. Today, April 1st, at approximately 1:30 pm, Vega was arrested without incident by the U.S. Marshal’s Lone Star Fugitive Task Force. Vega will be booked for Murder and two counts of Aggravated Assault.

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Author: Romana Lopez (SAPD- PIO)

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