Man in critical condition after robbers break into home, open fire

Victim found blocks away from where he was shot

SAN ANTONIO – A shooting victim who was found blocks away from where he was shot on the East Side is in critical condition.

Police said the man in his mid-20s was shot in his home in the 100 block of Nelson Avenue.

Authorities said three to four people came into the house and held a woman down, attacked the man and demanded money.

Police said there was no apparent forced entry, but the woman, who was unhurt, said she did not know how the people got in the house.  

The man was shot at least one time before he was able to go out the back and run away.

The man was knocking on doors until a driver picked him up more than half a mile away at the intersection of Iowa and South Hackberry streets.

The victim was taken to a downtown hospital. He was later transferred to the San Antonio Military Medical Center, where he was listed in critical condition.

It’s unclear if the man was chased along the way, or how his attackers got away.

Police questioned the woman and hope to speak with the victim more.

The scene is just a few blocks away from a shooting that happened Saturday afternoon on Aransas Avenue, but police said they are unrelated.  

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