Man walking robbed, shot on West Side

Incident was reported just before midnight in 1400 block of Cable Ranch Rd

SAN ANTONIO – A man walking was both robbed of his backpack and shot on the city's West Side overnight, San Antonio police said Friday.

The incident was reported just before midnight in the 1400 block of Cable Ranch Road near Garden Brook.

Police said the man was walking northbound when two suspects approached him while brandishing a gun. The men stole his backpack before shooting him in the ankle, police said.

The suspects drove away from the scene. Police at this time said they do not have a description of either the suspects or the vehicle.

The wounded man was taken to University Hospital in stable condition.

The investigation is ongoing.


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