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77-year old man dies after being shot in face at San Antonio gas station

Gunmen made no effort to rob victim, police say

SAN ANTONIO – San Antonio police are trying to figure out why a 77-year-old man was shot and killed at a South Side gas station.

They found the victim gravely wounded near his SUV, parked at a gas pump, in the 400 block of Fair Avenue.

Police had received a 911 call about the shooting shortly after 1 a.m. Friday.

Paramedics also responded to the call, but the victim died at the scene.

A sergeant who responded to the call told KSAT 12 News that the motive for the shooting was not clear.

He said two men walked up to the victim and, without much discussion, shot him in the face.

The sergeant said the shooters did not make any attempt to take anything from the victim or his vehicle.

After the shooting, the gunmen were seen running from the area.

Police said if they had a vehicle parked nearby, it was out of the view of any surveillance cameras.

The description they released of the shooters is vague.


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