Man shot outside West Side restaurant

Shooting reported near El Puesto Mexican Restaurant on Castroville Road


SAN ANTONIO – A man was shot Monday afternoon outside a Mexican restaurant, police said.

The shooting was reported around 2 p.m. at El Puesto Mexican Restaurant in the 1500 block of Castroville Road.

Police said the victim was shot in the torso and ran across the street to a convenience store to report the incident.

The man was alert enough to tell officers what happened, police said.

The victim was taken to University Hospital in an undetermined condition.

Police said the gunman got away in a black car.

No motive has been released.

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