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Man shot trying to break up altercation at North Side gas station, police say

Officers were called just after 1 a.m. to Circle K in 12000 block of Blanco Road

SAN ANTONIO – A local man was shot trying to break up an altercation at a North Side gas station early Friday morning, San Antonio police said.

The shooting happened just after 1 a.m. at a Circle K in the 12000 block of Blanco Road, not far from Winston Churchill High School.

According to police, a man in his early 20s was yelling at another man inside a vehicle. The shooting victim said something to the driver of the vehicle, and the driver then started arguing with him, police said.

The vehicle proceeded to leave the location when the passenger fired two shots at the victim.

The man was hit in the neck and taken to University Hospital in serious condition.

The vehicle fled in an unknown direction, and the suspects have not been located.

Authorities did not say what the altercation was over, or if the man knew the suspects.

The San Antonio Police Department, the San Antonio Fire Department, and EMS all answered the call.


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