Father seeks answers, justice after son shot, killed on East Side

Ray Richardson, 25, killed May 9 in 1000 block of Canton Street

By Ivan Herrera - Web Producer, Deven Clarke - Crime and Justice Reporter

SAN ANTONIO - A father is in search of answers after his 25-year-old son was shot to death on the East Side this earlier this month.


  • The shooting happened just before 10 p.m. May 9 in the 1000 block of Canton Street, not far from North Onslow and East Houston streets.

  • When officers arrived to the scene, they found 25-year-old Ray Richardson unresponsive. He was pronounced dead at the scene.

  • A witness reported seeing a small white car driving away from the shooting scene.

  • The shooter remains at large.

  • The motive for the shooting is unknown.

What Ray Richardson’s father, Carlos Richardson, is saying:

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