Monday, October 12, 2020

Girl, 13, arrested over ‘murder’ of her brother after he was shot while sleeping by her teen boyfriend

A 13-year-old girl has been arrested over the "murder" of her brother after he was allegedly shot while sleeping by her teen boyfriend.



San Antonio police said Rene Ray Rodriguez Jr., 20, was sleeping when he was shot four times on Wednesday morning, KSAT reported.




Rene Rodriguez Jr was shot while sleeping on Wednesday.



Police alleged Rodriguez (right) was killed by his sister's boyfriend.



Cops are seen outside the family's San Antonio home on Wednesday.



Cops alleged a boy, 13, walked into his 13-year-old girlfriend's family home.

Police claim he walked into Rodriguez' room, and allegedly shot his girlfriend's brother, KSAT reported.

Michelle Rodriguez told KTSA that she was woken up by the gunshots – and then found her daughter was missing.

She told the news outlet her daughter had "a bad boyfriend" that "we've been trying to keep her away from."




Rodriguez was shot four times, cops said.



Police arrested a teen boy and girl, who have both been charged with murder.



The family is trying to heal following the incident.

On Thursday, police announced they had arrested two suspects in the incidents.



A male and a female teen were both arrested and charged with murder, KSAT reported.

Police did not release the names of the teens due to their age.

A GoFundMe has been organized by family to help cover funeral expenses.


Police did not release the names of the teens following the incidents.

"Early Wednesday morning the life of Rene Rodriguez Jr was tragically taken from him as he slept in his bed at home," the page said.



"Little did anyone know that his young life was going to be ripped from his family so suddenly and unexpected.

"Now they are trying to cope with their loss of their eldest son while trying to hold their family together," the page said.