Medical Examiner IDs man found dead in alleyway on city’s West Side

The man was found at 11:40 p.m., Wednesday, in 2000 block of Texas Avenue

Cassius Wilson, 19, was found just before 11:40 p.m., Wednesday, in the 2000 block of Texas Avenue, not far from Cincinnati Avenue and Wilson Boulevard.
Cassius Wilson, 19, was found just before 11:40 p.m., Wednesday, in the 2000 block of Texas Avenue, not far from Cincinnati Avenue and Wilson Boulevard.

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The Bexar County Medical Examiner has identified a man that was found dead in an alleyway on the city’s West Side last week.

Cassius Wilson, 19, was found just before 11:40 p.m., Wednesday, in the 2000 block of Texas Avenue, not far from Cincinnati Avenue and Wilson Boulevard.

The ME’s Office said Wilson died after suffering a gunshot wound.

Further details are limited at this time. We’ll bring more updates as they become available.

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An investigation is underway after a man’s body was found in an alleyway on the city’s West Side late Wednesday night, San Antonio police said.

The body was found just before 11:40 p.m. in the 2000 block of Texas Avenue, not far from Cincinnati Avenue and Wilson Boulevard.

According to police, officers answered a call about an unresponsive person and found a man face down in an alleyway. The man was pronounced dead at the scene.

Officers spoke to several residents who have homes that share the alley and no one said they observed any suspicious activity in the area, police said.

Investigators say the man’s exact cause of death is not known at this time. He has not been identified.

Both the San Antonio Police Department and EMS answered the call. The medical examiner’s office is now taking part in the investigation.

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