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Brandon Valdez

Friday, September 21st, 2012

Updated: San Marcos gets 16 years for shotgun slaying

A Hays County jury on Thursday sentenced a San Marcos teenager to 16 years in prison for killing his sister's ex-boyfriend with a 12-gauge shotgun in a front yard near the Holland Hills neighborhood.

Monday, February 27th, 2012

Updated: Police identify man allegedy killed by girlfriend’s brother

San Marcos police are investigating the city’s first homicide of 2012 that occurred at 141 Coers Drive around 5:15 p.m. on Monday, Feb. 27.