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Man critically wounded in car wash shooting

Shooter gets away following shooting on West Side

SAN ANTONIO – A 20-year-old man was shot at a car wash Wednesday morning on the West Side, police said.

The victim told police that he was at the Pumphouse Car Wash in the 1200 block of South General McMullen Drive around 10:15 a.m. when a man he didn't know shot him, police said.

The victim was taken to University Hospital in critical condition.

Witnesses told police that it appeared the victim was waiting on someone before he was shot.

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The shooter got away, but surveillance cameras at the car wash may provide police with clues.

Robbery doesn't appear to be a motive for the shooting, police said.

"It happens all the time over here," said Reneisha Turner, who works at the Dairy Queen next to the car wash. "I was working. I was having a normal day. I saw all the cops pulling up."

“I’ll take a little more precaution. If I see something suspicious, I’ll report it quickly,” said Jose Trevino, who washes his truck weekly at the car wash.

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Anyone who may have information about the shooting is asked to call SAPD Homicide at 210-207-7635.


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