Man shot outside apartment complex during apparent drug deal, police say

Shooting occurred in 1500 block of Northwest Crossroads

SAN ANTONIO – One person is in the hospital after being shot outside an apartment complex during an apparent drug deal, San Antonio police said Wednesday.

The shooting was reported just before 10 p.m. Tuesday in the 1500 block of Northwest Crossroads, found on the city's West Side off of Loop 410 between Culebra Road and West Military Drive.

According to police, the 23-year-old victim had received a text and had left his apartment to meet with two people when one of the suspects opened fire, shooting the victim in both the upper chest and hand.

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The victim was taken to San Antonio Military Medical Center for his injury. His condition is not currently known.

Police said they believe the shooting was likely as part of a drug deal and they said they have not yet released a description of the suspects.

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