Suspect Identified In Deadly Ventura Shooting


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On Sunday evening, police responded to live music venue Ventura following a shooting which left two dead and five injured.

According to the Twitter account for the San Antonio Police Department, the suspect in question has been identified as 19-year-old Kiernan Christopher Williams, a rapper going by the name of 32BABY K9 who was set to perform that night, according to a KENS 5 report.

The report identified the victims as Robert Jay Martinez III, 20, and Alejandro Robles, 25. Robles leaves behind a five-year-old son.
According to a Fox San Antonio report, Williams and one of the victims knew each other.

"He told me he was gonna kill me," Williams said. "He told me ‘cause I bumped into him, he was gonna kill me."

Williams also expressed remorse, saying, “On the cool, I regret everything that I did ... No lie. I do."

Williams will be charged with capital murder and may face additional charges, according to SAPD.

The investigation is ongoing.

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