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Officials: Homeless man shot after suspect tries to steal his bicycle

Victim hospitalized, in critical condition

SAN ANTONIO – A man was shot five times after a suspect attempted to steal his bicycle on the West Side, according to San Antonio Police.

The shooting happened just before 11:00 p.m. Saturday on N. Brazos Street and Kaufmann Court.

The victim was riding his bicycle before he was stopped by the suspect, demanding his bike, police say.

The victim refused and that’s when the suspect shot him five times, per police.

According to police, the suspect fled the scene and went into the Tin Barn Saloon nearby.

The suspect was later taken into custody. He will face at least one aggravated assault charge.

The victim was taken to a hospital and is in critical condition.

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