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Man dies in East Side shooting, police looking for gunman

That shooting happened around 10:30 a.m in the 500 block of Corliss

SAN ANTONIO – A Saturday morning shooting left a man dead on the Eastside. The victim was later determined to be Demetrick Watkins, 36.

That shooting happened around 10:30 a.m in the 500 block of Corliss.

Police say a gunman shot Watkins, ran away, leaving him to die in the street.

EMS transported the Watkins to San Antonio Military Medical Center, but doctors there pronounced him dead a short time later.

Police searched the area on the ground and from the sky, but could not locate the shooter.

They even had Park Police on ATV's searching trails along Salado Creek just North of the shooting scene.

Saturday's killing happened in the same area that's seen several other murders in the past year.


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