Man inside home wounded in East Side shooting, police say

Officers were called around 1 a.m. to home in 400 block of S. Olive St.

SAN ANTONIO – A man in his 50s was taken to an area hospital after being shot while inside his East Side home overnight, San Antonio police said.

Officers were called just before 1 a.m. to a home in the 400 block of South Olive Street, not far from South Hackberry Street, after multiple gunshots were heard in the area.

According to police, the a man was in the back room of his home when someone from outside opened fire.

Police said two people were inside at the time of the shooting and that the man wounded was hit in the upper arm. The front of the home was struck multiple times by the gunfire, police said.

The victim was taken to Brooke Army Medical Center for his injury. He is expected to recover.

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

Police did not give a description for the shooter or shooters.

A motive is not currently known.

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