SAN ANTONIO – A gunman accused of killing a man on the West Side early Saturday morning has been arrested.
Lesundre Tyrese Zacharie, 19, was arrested and charged with first-degree murder, according to a source with the San Antonio Police Department. He is also charged with possession of a controlled substance.
The shooting occurred just before 1:30 a.m. Saturday near the intersection of Rivas Street and NW 18th Street, police said.
A 24-year-old man, who has not been identified, was found shot in the upper torso when police arrived. EMS attempted life-saving techniques but were unsuccessful, police said.
He was pronounced dead at the scene.
According to police, several calls were made from people nearby about a loud disturbance happening on the street.
The shooting victim ran from his house to go fight, police said. During the fight, Zacharie allegedly pulled out a handgun and shot him, police said.
Zacharie fled while the shooting victim was left in the middle of the street with several gunshot wounds, police said.
His bond was set at $150,000, according to the Bexar County Magistrate’s Office.
The investigation remains ongoing.