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Man arrested after shooting woman during domestic dispute, police say

Officers were called around 9:20 p.m. to apartment complex in 9500 block of Lorene Street

Walter Bernard Fountain, 30, has been charged with aggravated assault with a deadly weapon, police say. This photo of Fountain is from March 2019.
Walter Bernard Fountain, 30, has been charged with aggravated assault with a deadly weapon, police say. This photo of Fountain is from March 2019. (KSAT)

SAN ANTONIO – A local man is in police custody after he shot a woman during a domestic dispute on the city’s North Side late Sunday night, San Antonio police said.

Walter Bernard Fountain, 30, has been charged with aggravated assault with a deadly weapon, police said. The incident occurred around 9:20 p.m. at the Coronado Apartments in the 9500 block of Lorene Street, not far from San Pedro Avenue and Loop 410.

According to police, a domestic dispute turned violent and the man allegedly pulled out a gun and shot the woman, 30, in her torso.

When police arrived, they found the woman lying on the ground and Fountain kneeling over her, police said.

Officers attempted to give her first aid but Fountain “kept interfering,” according to police. He was pulled away multiple times before running into an apartment, where police officers chased and arrested him.

The injured woman was taken to University Hospital in critical condition.

Police did not say exactly why the altercation occurred.


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