1988 killing of SA store owner remains unsolved

Michael Lazich killed while locking up store


SAN ANTONIO – A San Antonio store owner's death has stumped city police for nearly three decades.

Michael Lazich was locking up his store the night of Feb. 21, 1988, when he was shot.

Police said his wife heard three gunshots, but wasn't sure from which direction they came.

By the time officers arrived, Lazich died outside the store at the corner of South Mittman and Vine.

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Police said there are no suspects or witnesses. Police have also not released a motive for the killing. 

SAPD's Cold Case Squad is still investigating the homicide. If you have any information on the crime, you are asked to call 210-207-7635.