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Man shot to death in East Side yard identified

Roger Jesus Soto, 34, killed last Friday

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SAN ANTONIO – A man shot and killed in his front yard last Friday on the East Side has been identified as 34-year-old Roger Jesus Soto.

San Antonio police said Soto was shot around 12:45 p.m. in in the 900 block of Poinsettia Street.

The Medical Examiner's Office said Soto was shot in the chest and lower back.

Police said the suspected gunman walked up to Soto, shot him and fled on foot.

Investigators said they do not believe the shooting was gang-related.

Anyone with information on the shooting is asked to call police.