Woman expected to survive after Southtown shooting, police say

Shooter at large

SAN ANTONIO – A woman is expected to survive after she was shot Friday morning inside her vehicle in the Southtown area, police said.

The shooting was reported just after 11 a.m. in the 600 block of South St. Mary’s Street. Police said a man walked up to the woman’s vehicle and fired two to three shots into the driver’s side window.

The shooter fled on foot and got into a white Ford F-150 and fled north on St. Mary’s, then east on Arciniega and back south, according to witnesses.

The vehicle was found near Boerne and Florida streets, and witnesses flagged down a constable.

Police said the shooter fled south on Boerne and got into a maroon vehicle, which headed toward Interstate 37. The San Antonio Police Department helicopter searched for the vehicle but did not find it.

Police recovered the white F-150, which was determined to be stolen.

The victim was taken into surgery because one of the bullets was lodged in her spine. Another bullet was recovered inside the vehicle.

Police described the shooter as heavyset and 5 feet, 8 inches tall. He was last seen wearing a black shirt and a black cap. Anyone with information is asked to contact police. 

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