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Police ID woman accused of fatally shooting man in San Antonio motel room

Dacey Alvarez, 21, is accused of murder.
Dacey Alvarez, 21, is accused of murder. (KSAT)

SAN ANTONIO – Police have identified the murder suspect accused in a fatal shooting at a South Side hotel Friday morning.

Dacey Alvarez, 21, was arrested on suspicion of murder after police found a dead man around 3 a.m. at the Camino Real hotel in the 600 block of Bonner Ave., according to a preliminary report from the San Antonio Police Department.

When officers arrived, the man was lying on the floor of a hotel room with an apparent gunshot wound, according to a preliminary report from SAPD. He died at the scene.

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The suspect called 911 and answered the motel room door when officers arrived, police said.

She was detained after the shooting and was booked for murder. Police initially said it may be a case of self-defense.

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The shooting victim has not been identified by authorities.


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