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The San Mateo County Sheriff’s Office is currently seeking on Antonio “Tony” Mendoza on warrant charging him with Attempted Murder. Detective Linda Gibbons reports that on Saturday, April 7th, 2012 at approximately 1:30 PM, a shooting occurred in the 300 block of 4th Ave., in the North Fair Oaks area of unincorporated Redwood City.
Antonio “Tony” Mendoza was identified and described as a jealous ex-boyfriend who allegedly fired a handgun at the current boyfriend of his ex-girlfriend. Mendoza was a passenger in a vehicle which drove onto the 300 block of 4th Ave. and confronted his ex-girlfriend and the victim. Mendoza shot at the victim who was not struck by the bullet and was not injured. After the shooting, Mendoza fled the area in a green or turquoise late 90’s Honda or Toyota 4-door driven by an unidentified male.
A “no bail allowed” felony warrant has been issued by the San Mateo Co. Superior Court for Mendoza’s arrest. Mendoza frequents the San Jose area as well as the East Bay however his current address or whereabouts is unknown.
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