Man shot outside East Side home, neighbor hit by apparent stray bullet

Police looking for 2 shooters who escaped in white sedan

Man shot outside East Side home, neighbor hit by apparent stray bullet
Man shot outside East Side home, neighbor hit by apparent stray bullet

SAN ANTONIO – San Antonio police are trying to track down two men who were behind a late night shooting in an East Side neighborhood.

They say witnesses told them they saw the pair drive up to a home in the 700 block of Canton Street, get out of the car and start shooting.

When officers arrived at the scene around 11:30 p.m. Thursday, the shooters already were gone.

Officers found a man in his 50s outside the home suffering from gunshot wounds in his neck and torso.

He was in critical condition when he was rushed to a hospital, police said.

They said they also discovered that a woman who lives across the street from that victim had been wounded in her hand by a bullet that tore into her home.

The victim, who is in her 40s, also was taken to a hospital by ambulance, police said.

Witnesses told police the shooters escaped in a white sedan.


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