Man facing Capital Murder charge after January shooting that left two people dead

Nickolas Lopez is accused of killing Xavier Alvarez and Janell Lopez.

SAN ANTONIO — After two people were killed in a shooting on the far west side in January, a 49-year-old man is now facing a charge of Capital Murder.

Nickolas Lopez is accused of killing Xavier Alvarez and Janell Lopez. They were found with multiple gunshot wounds; Alvarez next to the vehicle and Lopez inside the car.

It happened before 9:30 p.m. on Friday in the 6900 block of Calle Fincias.

Authorities found several dozen shell casings on the street and driveway. Two different types of shell casings were found.

A witness spoke to police about the incident, saying they were in the backyard when gunfire rang out. The homeowner is Lopez.

The witness ran to the front of the home where they witnessed Lopez reportedly fire a rifle and then a handgun toward the vehicle. Another man also fired two different handguns into the back of the vehicle. The witness then left the home.

Lopez was arrested and his bond is set at $1 million.

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