Man shot in front of home on NE Side

Victim shot in groin; shooting reported in 5100 block of Sierra Madre


SAN ANTONIO – A man was shot in front of a home Tuesday morning on the city's Northeast Side, police said.

San Antonio police spokesman Officer Doug Greene said the victim was standing in front of a home in the 5100 block of Sierra Madre at around 10 a.m., when someone driving a white car opened fire.

"An individual in a white four-door vehicle approached the victim. There were some words exchanged, and one gunshot was fired. The victim was struck," Greene said.

The victim suffered a wound to the groin and was taken to San Antonio Military Medical Center in stable condition, Greene said.

Greene said it appears that the victim and the shooter knew each other.

It's not clear if the shooter fired the shot while he was in the car or if he got out of the vehicle and opened fire, Greene said.

Police said they are looking for the shooter.

"So at this point, we do have officers that set up a quadrant currently looking for that vehicle with assistance of Eagle (police helicopter)," Greene said.

Greene said the victim and some other people at the scene are not cooperating with officers.

Police are looking into what's being described by officers as illegal activity at the home.


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