On Thursday, October 21st, 2010 at approximately 1:03 a.m. residents heard several gunshots and the sounds of a vehicle speeding off. Residents came out of their homes and saw the victim?s truck striking several vehicles before coming to a stop. Officers were dispatched to the scene where they found Mendoza unresponsive in his vehicle. Mendoza had been shot several times and died at the scene. There were no witnesses to the shooting. CRIME STOPPERS will pay up to $5000 for information which leads to the arrest of the person(s) responsible for the Murder of Eric Mendoza. Crime Stoppers will pay for information which leads to the arrest of anyone involved in any felony crime. As always you do not have to give your name when you call. (Media Release Date: October 21st, 2015, SAPD Case No. 00-838881).