Thursday, October 21, 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 and died at the scene. There were no witnesses to the shooting. (Media Release Date: October 21st, 2015, SAPD Case No. 00-838881).
Crime Stoppers will pay A GUARANTEED $20,000 until July 14, 2026 for information which leads to the arrest of the person(s) responsible for the Murder of Eric Mendoza on October 21, 2010.
Media Re-release Date: October 21, 2019 (Re-release 10/26/2020, 5/17/2021, 10/20/21, 10/20/22, 10/22/23)