SAN ANTONIO – Police are now investigating a double shooting that occurred early Sunday morning as a double murder after the second victim died Monday.
Roland Guerrero, a resident of the Sonoma Canyon Apartments, said he called police after seeing blood, and then finding a woman's body outside an apartment.
According to a preliminary report, authorities found a large amount of blood on the porch and immediately conducted a sweep of the apartment.
During the sweep, police found Nicholas Andrew Milanovich, 23, in a bed in a second-floor bedroom with a gunshot wound to the head. Milanovich was still alive when police arrived, but died at University Hospital.
San Antonio police Chief William McManus said the couple was shot while they were sleeping.
"I always look out my window because I'm a very suspicious person with every little thing that happens," Guerrero said. "But I looked out my window, and I just (saw) blood all over the door... So immediately I thought to myself, 'I got to call 911. I got to.' And I didn't even know there was a dead body back there until I looked behind my back porch."
Police said the female victim is between 25 and 30 years old. She has not been identified.
McManus said investigators don't believe the double shooting was a random act, adding that neighbors said there had been a lot of traffic in and out of the couple’s apartment and this was a specific attack on the couple.
"This was planned and the people who did it -- persons, people who did it -- knew what they were after, and knew who they were after," McManus said. "So again, my point in speaking with the neighbors is to let them know that there's not someone out here where this is going to continue."
Authorities are still searching for the shooter.