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Tomas Solorio Mendoza biography: 10 things about Samuel Gallardo shooting suspect

Tomas Solorio Mendoza

Tomas Solorio Mendoza is a Hispanic man who has resided in the United States and in Mexico. Here are 10 more things about him:

  1. He is around 5’6″ to 5’8″ tall. (a) (b)
  2. He weighs around 150 lbs to 180 lbs. (a) (b)
  3. He has several tattoos on his back, chest, abdomen and right shoulder. (c)
  4. He lived in Atwater, Merced County, California, USA. (c)
  5. He was accused of being involved in the fatally shooting of Samuel Gallardo, then 22, at a taco truck in front of the El Paraiso bar on Crows Landing Road in Modesto, Stanislaus County, California on November 26, 2011. (b) (d)
  6. In June 2017, he, Jorge Delatorre, Hector Mendoza and Tony Aurelio Gutierrez Macias were identified as suspects in Gallardo’s murder. Delatorre, Mendoza and Macias were arrested on June 18, 2017, on July 5, 2017 and in March 2020, respectively. (b) (d)
  7. On May 11, 2021, he was arrested in Yuma County, Arizona, USA while he was trying to reenter the U.S. from Mexico. He was charged with murder, assault likely to produce great bodily injury and participating in a criminal street gang. (d)
  8. He was 30 years old when he was arrested on May 11, 2021. (d)
  9. On May 27, 2021, he was extradited back to Stanislaus County. (d)
  10. On May 28, 2021, he appeared in court but his arraignment was continued to allow him time to hire an attorney. (d)



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