Man shot while taking out garbage on East Side, police say

Someone in blue vehicle pulled up, shot man, police say

SAN ANTONIO – A 21-year-old man was shot multiple times while he was taking out garbage on the city’s East Side, San Antonio police said.

The shooting happened in the 1100 block of North Gevers Street near Blaine Street, not far from North New Braunfels Avenue.

A sergeant at the scene said a man who was taking out the trash was hit twice after a blue vehicle pulled up and someone inside shot the man. He said the man may have been hit up to four times.

The victim was conscious when first responders arrived, the sergeant said.

"He don't bother nobody. He don't go around nobody ... I don't know why this here is happening," said Ms. Ward, the victim's great aunt.

Police are still looking for the shooter.

About the Authors:

Ivan Herrera has worked as a journalist in San Antonio for five years. Before living in SA, Ivan covered border news in the Rio Grande Valley.