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Standoff triggered after man allegedly shot victim in the buttocks, police say

Victim’s condition is not currently known

Man shot another individual in the buttocks, triggers standoff with police
Man shot another individual in the buttocks, triggers standoff with police (KSAT)

SAN ANTONIO – A man accused of shooting another man is now involved in a standoff with officers, according to San Antonio police.

The incident happened around 10:30 a.m. Sunday in the 5400 block of Elkhunter Trail.

According to police, officers were called to Elk Hunter Trail for a report of a shooting. When police arrived on scene, they made contact with a victim who was shot during a dispute.

Officers went to the suspect’s last known location before they heard a single gunshot come from a nearby residence.

Police were able to trace the suspect’s location to Diamondback Trail, one block away, which is where the standoff is currently underway.

As of noon, officers haven’t been able to make contact with the suspect and the Special Operations Unit is en route to the scene.

The relationship between the suspect and the victim is unknown. Authorities said there will be a heavy police presence in the area until further notice.

The victim’s injuries were deemed non-life threatening and he is being treated at a local hospital, authorities said.

Preliminary information from officers at the scene indicated the victim was shot in the buttocks, however, in an email sent to KSAT Sunday, officials with the department didn’t indicate where the victim was shot.

This is a developing story and more details will be reported as they become available.


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