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Body with gunshot wound found in creek in northwest San Antonio

San Antonio police investigate death on Evers Road

San Antonio Police are investigating after they found a man lying in a creek on the Northwest side, the victim of an apparent gunshot wound.
San Antonio Police are investigating after they found a man lying in a creek on the Northwest side, the victim of an apparent gunshot wound.

SAN ANTONIO – San Antonio police are investigating a man's death after he was found lying in a creek with a gunshot wound in the Northwest Side.

The creek is located in the 5500 block of Evers Road, off Northwest Loop 410 and near Joiner. He was found around 7:30 p.m.

Police are investigating his death as a possible suicide, but they did not initially find a gun at the scene.

Police said a few homeless people nearby had spoken to the man about 15 minutes before they heard one gunshot. SAPD Crime Scene Unit is still investigating.