Teen shot by 13-year-old while in car, police say

Shooting victim, 16, was hospitalized

SAN ANTONIO – A 16-year-old boy was hospitalized with life-threatening injuries after a shooting Tuesday night.

San Antonio police say the boy was shot inside a PT Cruiser just before 10 p.m. and was driven to his home in the 500 block of Miracle Lane on the West Side afterward.

A 13-year-old boy sitting in the backseat of the car may have accidentally shot the boy, who was sitting in the front passenger seat, police said.

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The victims was shot in the back and transported to University Hospital, and the suspect fled the scene.

Police say the shooting happened somewhere else, possibly at Monterrey Park.

Officials did not give details about the shooter in the case. They said they got conflicting stories from the people involved and are investigating the case further.

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