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Woman shot while watching movie inside East Side apartment, police say

Officers called around 12:30 a.m. to 4700 block of Rigsby Avenue

SAN ANTONIO – A woman in her 20s was taken to an area hospital after being shot while inside an East Side apartment overnight, San Antonio police said.

Officers were called around 12:30 a.m. Thursday to the 4700 block of Rigsby Avenue, not far from Loop 410 after receiving reports of gunfire.

According to police, the woman was watching a movie with a man in the apartment when the man heard two gunshots outside. That’s when, police said, the man noticed the woman injured and bleeding and called for help.

The 26-year-old woman was taken by EMS to Brooke Army Medical Center. Her injuries are not considered life-threatening.

Police said investigators found shell casings across the street from the victim’s apartment at the corner of Diane Road and Dellcrest Drive.

Authorities say they have no suspect information and are currently canvassing the area for video and witnesses.

A motive for the shooting is not currently known.


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