Woman shot, killed in NW Bexar County

2 dark colored cars seen leaving area

BEXAR COUNTY – The medical examiner is working to positively identify a woman who was shot dead in Northwest Bexar County late Tuesday night.

Sheriff's deputies found the victim after answering a call just before 11:30 p.m. about a shooting at a home in the 11000 block of Colt Chase.

James Keith, spokesman for the Bexar County Sheriff’s Office, said the woman had opened the outer glass storm door and had an argument with someone outside. That's when, Keith said, the person fired a single shot that shattered the glass door and then went through the inner wooden door, striking her.  

A man and child also were inside the home at the time but were not hurt, Keith said. The 9-year-old boy was in a bedroom and had slept through it all.

Deputies at the scene said the 30-year-old woman was rushed to a hospital after suffering a gunshot wound to the face. A short time later, they said she had died from her wound.

Witnesses told investigators they saw two dark-colored midsize cars leaving the area just after the shooting.

A sheriff's spokesman contacted hours later said the case still is under investigation. He did not know the motive for the shooting. 

Anyone with information about the shooting is asked to call BCSO's Criminal Investigations Division at 210-335-6070.

The Bexar County Medical Examiner’s Office will release the name of the woman once family notification is made.

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