Teen shot in Medical Center apartment, friend taken into custody, SAPD says

Shooting happened in 5900 block of Eckhert Road

A 15-year-old boy was shot Friday morning in an apartment near the Medical Center, San Antonio police said.

A 17-year-old boy is in custody.

The shooting happened at an apartment in the 5900 block of Eckhert Road.

Police said two friends were inside a bedroom of an apartment when family members heard the shot.

They ran into the room and found one teen had been shot and the other was missing.

The suspect returned a short time later and surrendered to police. He was taken into custody for questioning.

Police said they did recover a weapon while on scene.

The teen who was shot was taken to the hospital with life-threatening injuries.

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