Man, 26, shot multiple times after he answers knock on door of apartment

Police looking for 3 masked men in connection with shooting on Westward Drive

SAN ANTONIO – A West Side man has died from gunshot wounds he suffered after answering a knock on his front door.

Witnesses told San Antonio police that the victim, Julius Peralta, 26, had just returned home from buying food for his family around 12:30 a.m. Monday when he heard a knock on the door.

Police said Peralta opened the door and found three men with black masks standing outside his apartment in the 2600 block of Westward Drive.

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An argument ensued and there was an exchange of gunfire, police said. Peralta was shot twice in his chest.

Police are still looking for the gunmen who left the scene in a black sedan.

This is a developing story. Stay with KSAT 12 both online and on-air for more information.


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