Suspects arrested in home robbery and shooting of young boy.
POSTED: Wednesday, January 20, 2010 - 9:24am
UPDATED: Thursday, February 25, 2010 - 12:35pm
Two suspects are in the custody following Friday night’s home robbery that involved the shooting of an 11 year-old boy.
Hidalgo sheriff Lupe Trevino said Jaime Santana and Fernando Padilla were arrested in the robbery of a home where a mother and her 11 year-old son were inside. Both suspects were charged with attempted murder and aggravated robbery with bonds totaling $750,000 dollars each for Santana and Padilla. A third suspect, Jose Luis Ortega was shot by the 11 year-old during the robbery and is in critical condition in San Antonio. The 11 year-old male was released from the hospital and is recovering at home.