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3 hospitalized in shooting on NE Side, police say

Shooting was called in around 3 a.m. in 5400 block of North Foster Road

SAN ANTONIO – San Antonio police are investigating after three people were found shot on the city’s Northeast Side early Monday morning.

The shooting was called in just before 3 a.m. at the Viridian Apartments in the 5400 block of North Foster Road, not far from Seguin Road and Rittiman Road.

According to police, officers arrived at the scene to find three men wounded. A victim told police they were going to pick-up a girlfriend in the Sunrise neighborhood when someone started firing at them.

Police said a victim was found inside a parked vehicle shot multiple times and with an extended handgun magazine. Investigators said they found another vehicle parked three spaces away, with multiple bullet holes and spent shell casings along with fresh blood inside.

A victim told officers he and two other people were wounded in the shooting, but would not say where. Police were told that the victims had family at the apartment complex who called 911.

Authorities said they detained someone from inside an apartment, but did not say how they were tied to the case.

Two of the three victims had multiple gunshot wounds and the third person was wounded in the leg, police said.

A description of the shooter or shooters was not given by police. Investigators said they found narcotics and handguns inside a bag that one of the victims was carrying.

The three men, all in the 20s, were taken to Brooke Army Medical Center by EMS for their injuries. They are expected to recover.


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