BELTON, Texas (KWTX) Ricardo Mendoza, 23, of Belton, was in the Williamson County Jail Monday after his arrest on warrants stemming from a New Year’s Day shooting in Belton that sent a teenager to a local hospital.
He’s held in lieu of bonds totaling $75,000 charged with aggravated assault with a deadly weapon and deadly conduct.
The 19-year-old victim, whose name has not been released, was shot twice at around 4:30 a.m. on Jan. 1 in the 500 block of East 3rd Avenue.
He was taken to Scott & White Medical Center in Temple where he’s in stable condition.
Neighbors reported hearing gunfire in the area.