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Lee Mendoza

2 shot at San Marcos apartment, man arrested for aggravated assault with deadly weapon

Saturday, October 22, 2022

Two individuals were shot during a physical altercation at a San Marcos apartment complex. 

The San Marcos Police Department responded to the Aqua 16 Apartments — 1640 Aquarena Springs Dr. — at approximately 9:39 p.m. on Friday for reports of shots fired. 

City of San Marcos officials said police determined through an initial investigation that Lee Mendoza, 22, got into a physical altercation with two individuals at the apartment. Police said Mendoza fired a gun while holding his son in his arms. He struck both individuals, who were not immediately identified. 

Officials said the two victims were transported to Ascension Seton Hays hospital in Kyle for treatment. Their condition was not available at the time of publication. 

Police arrested Mendoza and transported him to the Hays County Jail. Mendoza remains in the jail where he faces two counts of aggravated assault with a deadly weapon and one count of endangering a child.

This is a developing story and will be updated if any additional information becomes available. 

San Marcos Record

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P.O. Box 1109, San Marcos, TX 78666