7-year-old dies of gunshot wound, family says

Iris Rodriguez shot in head while walking with her mother on San Fernando Street


SAN ANTONIO – A 7-year-old girl who was shot in the head following a disturbance on the city's West Side has died, family members told KSAT 12 News on Thursday.

Iris Rodriguez died at University Hospital, where she was on a life-support machine, family members said.

Iris and her mother were walking around 10:15 p.m. Wednesday in the 5500 block of San Fernando Street when a vehicle involved in some type of disturbance pulled up to them and opened fire, police said.

Iris was shot in the head, police said. Her mother was shot in the arm and is in stable condition.

Police said they are looking for four men who were in a White Chevy Impala or Lumina with tinted windows and a spare tire on the front passenger side.

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