In a tragic twist of fate over the weekend, a love triangle in San Antonio ended with a 29-year-old man shot dead. Michael Hernandez, 45, has been arrested and charged with the murder of his ex-girlfriend's new boyfriend.

SAN ANTONIO SHOOTING IN THE NAME OF LOVE

Michael Zepeda, KENS 5: Your San Antonio News Source via Youtube
Michael Zepeda, KENS 5: Your San Antonio News Source via Youtube
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The fatal incident occurred just before 8 a.m. on November 4 at a residence in San Antonio. A woman frantically called the San Antonio Police, reporting that her ex-boyfriend, Michael Hernandez, had shot her current boyfriend, Michael Zepeda. Hernandez then fled the scene in a blue Dodge Ram. 

Tragically, 29-year-old Zepeda, who was a father of three, did not survive his injuries and was pronounced dead at the scene by investigators.

FLED THE SCENE BUT QUICKLY FOUND

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Hernandez's attempt to evade capture was short-lived, as he was found running into a brushy area near a local market. He was quickly taken into custody and now faces a murder charge. Hernandez is being held in the Bexar County Jail on a $300,000 bond.

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