Posted on September 17, 2013

Racist Motive in Murder of 13 Year Old?

Jim Forsyth, WOAI (San Antonio), September 16, 2013

Police say there may have been a possible racist motive to the murder of a 13 year old on the city’s east side early Sunday, 1200 WOAI news reports.

Police say three African American men drove up to the home in the 300 block of Palfrey, which is near Goliad Road and Pecan Valley.

A police report says one of the men yelled ‘F*** Mexicans!’ and then opened fire.

Witnesses said they heard four shots fired, and Gabriel Martinez, 13, was shot in the chest and was pronounced dead at the scene.


Relatives of Martinez said they had not been involved in any confrontations and have ‘no idea’ why assailants would want to shoot the boy, or anybody in the home.  {snip}