Man arrested for killing ex-girlfriend's new boyfriend, deputies say

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Monday, September 27, 2021
Man accused of murdering ex-girlfriend's new boyfriend
Santos Melendez-Granados is wanted in connection with the shooting death of Carlos Mena, who was shot multiple times at a northwest Houston apartment complex.

HOUSTON, Texas (KTRK) -- A man accused of killing his ex-girlfriend's new boyfriend last week was arrested Sunday, according to Sheriff Ed Gonzalez.

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Santos Melendez-Granados had been on the run since Thursday's deadly shooting at an apartment complex in the 13100 block of Stonefield Drive near Kuykendahl Road.

Last week, deputies said they found a man had been shot twice. The victim, identified as Carlos Mena, was taken to a hospital where he died.

Mena's girlfriend told investigators the shooter was Melendez-Granados.

Melendez-Granados was charged with murder and taken to the Harris County Jail. On Sunday, a new evading charge was filed against him.

His bond was set at $2,500 and he is scheduled to be in court on Monday.