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‘This has been going on for years’: Neighbors speak out after man, woman shot

Gunmen were wearing masks, neighbors say

SAN ANTONIO – A man and a woman were hospitalized following a shooting on the East Side.

San Antonio police said the shooting occurred around 4:45 p.m. at the intersection of San Salvador Avenue and Essex Street.

“I heard five shots," said April Cox, a long-time resident of the neighborhood.

The man was shot in the lower leg and the woman was shot in the arm.

They were transported to a hospital, and their injuries are non-life threatening, according to police.

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Neighbors told KSAT 12 they heard five gunshots before the gunmen fled.

“Now that’s getting a little bit out of hand," said neighbor Daniel Espitia.

The gunmen, who neighbors say were wearing masks, remain at large.


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