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Nephew shoots uncle in east Bexar County dispute

Sheriff's deputies investigating confrontation

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BEXAR COUNTY, Texas – An argument between an uncle and nephew ended in gunfire Saturday morning in east Bexar County.

Bexar County Sheriff's Office investigators said the shooting happened in the 8700 block of Joshua Tree. They said the shooting call came in about 10:15 a.m. 

When deputies arrived, they found the uncle wounded and the nephew waiting in the house.

Investigators say the uncle and nephew argued, and the nephew pulled a gun and fired.

A sergeant at the scene said the uncle was taken to the San Antonio Military Medical Center. His condition is unknown.

The sergeant said the nephew was visiting from Florida.

Sheriff's investigators are trying to determine what happened and whether to file charges.


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