Man killed in shooting on East Side identified; No arrests made yet

Police seek black Suburban seen going northbound on Flora Mae Drive

A man was killed in a shooting on the East Side on Sunday morning, San Antonio police said.
A man was killed in a shooting on the East Side on Sunday morning, San Antonio police said.

SAN ANTONIOUPDATE: The Bexar County Medical Examiner's identified the man killed in a shooting on the East Side on Sunday morning as 28-year-old Frederick O'Neal Burns.

Police are still looking for his killer. 

(Previously)

A man was killed in a shooting on the East Side on Sunday morning, San Antonio police said.

The shooting happened on Flora Mae and Alfred drives, just south of East Houston Street.

Police said the man, in his late 20s to early 30s, was found lying on the ground with gunshot wounds.

"Upper torso and head area is where the gunshots were," said Sgt. Mario Ramirez, with the San Antonio Police Department.

The victim was taken to the Brooke Army Medical Center, where he later died.

Police said they’re looking for a black SUV that was seen going northbound on Flora Mae Drive toward Houston Street.

Police deployed their helicopter and blocked off the area to search for the shooter.

"They searched the area but didn't find anything. We're left with very limited details about the suspect vehicle involved," Ramirez said.

"Homicide is out here. They're processing (and) canvassing the area to see if they can locate possible witnesses and or cameras in the area that may have captured the incident, but none so far that I know of yet," he said.


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.

Alicia Barrera is a KSAT 12 News reporter and anchor. She is also a co-host of the streaming show KSAT News Now. Alicia is a first-generation Mexican-American, fluent in both Spanish and English with a bachelor's degree from Our Lady of the Lake University. She enjoys reading books, traveling solo across Mexico and spending time with family.