San Antonio Mother Seeks Justice for Slain Son: Two Years Later, Still No Answers

San Antonio, Texas – Two years after the tragic death of her son, Magdalena Martinez still finds it difficult to hold back tears when looking at photos of Juan Mendoza. Mendoza, 28, was fatally shot at the intersection of El Paso Street and S General McMullen Drive on March 25, 2022. Despite the passage of time, the San Antonio Police Department continues its search for answers in the unsolved case.

Martinez longs for justice for her son, feeling frustrated by the lack of progress in the investigation. The police have offered a Crime Stoppers reward for information leading to the arrest of Mendoza’s killer, along with sharing photos of a vehicle believed to be connected to the crime. Martinez is urging the community to come forward with any information they may have.

At a recent candlelight vigil held in Mendoza’s honor, family and friends gathered to remember him and pray for closure in the case. The emotional gathering included the release of balloons and heartfelt tributes to the young father, who left behind three children. Martinez is committed to keeping his memory alive for his kids, making sure they never forget their father.

Despite the pain of her loss, Martinez remains steadfast in her belief that justice will be served for her son. She vows to continue fighting for answers and closure, refusing to give up until those responsible are brought to justice. Anyone with information about the case is urged to contact Crime Stoppers at 210-224-7867.

The tragic death of Juan Mendoza serves as a reminder of the devastating impact of gun violence on families and communities. As loved ones continue to grieve and seek answers, they are met with the unwavering support of those who are determined to seek justice for the victims of senseless acts of violence. The quest for closure in Mendoza’s case represents a larger fight for accountability and healing in the face of tragedy.