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Dispute while playing pool ends with man being shot, police say

Shooting was reported at River City Saloon in 1400 block of SW Military

SAN ANTONIO – A man has been taken to an area hospital after being shot on the city's South Side, San Antonio police said.

The shooting was reported just before 11:30 p.m. at the River City Saloon, located in the 1400 block of Southwest Military. 

According to police, two men were playing pool when they where kicked out of the bar for arguing. A short while later, employees said they heard a gunshot.

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Emergency crews rushed the victim to San Antonio Military Medical Center with a wound to his groin. His condition is not currently known.

The suspect ran off, police said, but was eventually picked up by someone driving a sport utility vehicle. 

So far no arrests have been made in the case.


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