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Man pistol-whipped, shot outside North Side bar

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SAN ANTONIO – The San Antonio Police Department is investigating a shooting that happened early Saturday morning outside of a North Side bar.

According to authorities, a man at the Garden Bar off Blanco Road saw his girlfriend riding in a car with another man.

When the boyfriend went out to the parking lot to confront the man in the car the driver pulled out a gun and pistol-whipped him.

Police said that action accidentally fired the gun, hitting the man.

EMS transported the boyfriend to the hospital for his injuries.

There is no word if the driver will face any charges.