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Man walking to friend's apartment shot in upper leg, police say

Incident occurred just before 2:30 a.m. at The Edge Apartments

SAN ANTONIO – A local man was taken to an area hospital after he was shot walking to an East Side apartment complex early Friday morning.

The shooting occurred just before 2:30 a.m. at The Edge Apartments in the 3700 block of East Commerce Street, not far from East Houston Street.

According to police, the man told officers he was walking in the parking lot when he heard a man in a vehicle say something. That's when, police said, he heard a gunshot and was then struck in the upper leg. 

Police said the victim, a man in his 40s, was taken to San Antonio Military Medical Center for a non-life-threatening injury.

A motive for the shooting is not currently known. Police said the shooter fled the scene in a white vehicle.

The investigation into the shooting is ongoing.

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


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