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Pizza delivery driver shot in alleged drug deal on South Side, police say

Officers called just before 3 a.m. to apartments in 6200 block of S. New Braunfels Ave.

SAN ANTONIO – A pizza delivery driver was shot on the South Side after police say he was involved in an alleged drug deal overnight.

The incident occurred just before 3 a.m. at The Dunes apartment complex in the 6200 block of South New Braunfels Avenue, not far from Hot Wells Boulevard and Pecan Valley Drive.

According to police, the pizza delivery driver met up with five suspects at an Exxon gas station on Fair Avenue to allegedly buy drugs. That’s when, police said, the pizza driver was followed home by the suspects to an apartment complex where the suspects began firing near the entrance and in the parking lot.

Police said the suspects fired more than 25 times, but only struck the victim, a 19-year-old, once. The shooters then fled the scene.

The victim was taken by a friend to Mission Trails Baptist Hospital in stable condition. He has since been transferred to Brooke Army Medical Center.

Police did not give a description of the shooters.


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