Man shot by possible motorcyclist on NE Side road

Man, woman on motorcycle seen fleeing shooting on Rainbow Drive


SAN ANTONIO – A man was wounded in a shooting on the Northeast Side early Thursday morning, San Antonio police said.  

The shooting was reported in the 200 block of Rainbow Drive just before 5 a.m.

SAPD officials said the victim, a 36-year-old man, was found on the side of the road with a gunshot wound to the chest area.

Police at the scene believe the shooter was on a motorcycle and opened fire on the victim.  

SAPD officials said a man and woman were seen jumping off a motorcycle and getting into another vehicle, a blue SUV, after the shooting. The motorcycle was left behind at the scene.  

Police detained some people for questioning, but have not released details on suspects or a motive. 

The victim was listed in critical condition at San Antonio Military Medical Center.

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