19-year-old man killed in drive-by shooting in west Bexar County

Samuel Almanza fatally shot about 1:30 a.m. in 3800 block of Salty Marsh

SAN ANTONIO – A 19-year-old man was killed in a drive-by shooting early Tuesday in West Bexar County.

Samuel Almanza was inside a home in the 3800 block of Salty Marsh when someone in a vehicle opened fire on the residence, critically wounding the victim, Bexar County sheriff's deputies said.

Almanza was taken to a hospital where he died.

No arrests have been made and a motive hasn't been released.

The shooting left some neighbors in fear. They said while the neighborhood is usually safe, it's not the first time they've heard gunshots.

"(I'm) very scared because my son sleeps right in front of the street, and it could have hit him," a neighbor said.

"(I worry) for our children. They play outside and everything, and it's a little scary for them to be outside," a neighbor said.

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