Body with bullet wounds found in southwest Bexar County

Victim found along Somerset Road near Fischer Road

Author: Jenna Hiller, Reporter,
Published On: Jan 30 2013 03:26:56 PM CST   Updated On: Jan 21 2013 08:41:23 AM CST

A body with multiple bullet wounds was found Monday morning in southwest Bexar County.

Bexar County Sheriff's deputies said the body was found around 7:20 a.m. along Somerset Road near Fischer Road.

A passerby saw the body with bullet wounds on the side of the road and called authorities.

"Patrol deputies responded. They located the body of an adult male, (who) appears to be Hispanic, (with) multiple gunshot wounds to the body," said Captain Martin Molina,with the Bexar County Sheriff's Office.

Investigators described the victim as wearing a sweatshirt and pants and tennis shoes and having tattoos.

"At this point, it's unknown if he was shot somewhere else and dumped here, or if this is the location of the homicide," Molina said.