Man who shot wife three times remains at large, police say

Javier De Hoyos, 53, accused of shooting wife as she went to work

Man who shot wife three times remains at large, police say
Man who shot wife three times remains at large, police say

SAN ANTONIO – San Antonio police are continuing to search for a gunman who fled after shooting his wife three times Thursday morning.

Police Chief William McManus said officers believed 53-year-old Javier De Hoyos was holed up inside a house on Cincinnati Street, but it was later discovered that he wasn’t at the location.

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De Hoyos is accused of waiting for his wife as she was heading to work, driving up beside her and firing shots into her car in 3500 block of S. Gen. McMullen Drive.

Javier De Hoyos is accused of shooting at his wife on Thursday, March 12, 2020. (KSAT)

The woman, 41, was transported to a hospital in stable condition.

There is an active warrant for the arrest of De Hoyos. He faces a charge of aggravated assault with a firearm.

SAPD responds to reported shooting on South Side
SAPD responds to reported shooting on South Side

McManus said the woman filed a protective order against the man on March 5. The following day, he threatened her with a handgun as she left work, police said.

A VIA bus was also struck amid the gunfire. No one else was injured in the gunfire.

This is a developing story. It will be updated once more information becomes available.

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