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SAPD: Man shot while sleeping in car dies, gunmen at large

A man has died after San Antonio police say he was shot inside his truck in the downtown area.

The shooting occurred around 3 a.m. Monday in the 1100 block of North Alamo St., under the Interstate 37 overpass, according to SAPD officers at the scene.

Two masked gunmen allegedly walked up to the truck and opened fire on the man who was sleeping inside the vehicle, police said.

4 people shot at while sitting in car; 1 hospitalized, police say

He was found unresponsive when EMS arrived and couldn’t give officers a description of the suspects. He was transported to Brooke Army Medical Center but later died, according to police.

Police are still searching for the two suspects, who police say also fired shots in the direction of witnesses.

Two witnesses told police they heard a commotion and saw the suspects try to get into the truck.

The man inside the truck had already been shot and a suspect then attempted to fire at the witnesses but the gun jammed, police said.

The suspects fled on foot and the witnesses attempted to follow them, police said. The witnesses took cover after one of the suspects began firing at them.


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