SAPD searches for gunman after West Side shooting

Victim in critical condition, man taken to BAMC for injuries, police say

SAN ANTONIO – A 28-year-old man was taken to an area hospital following a shooting on the city’s West Side early Tuesday morning, San Antonio police said.

Officers were called around 12:45 a.m. to the 2220 block of El Paso Street, not far from Guadalupe Street, after receiving reports of a shooting.

According to police, the man was walking near his residence and was shot in the street by someone also dating his girlfriend.

Police said the shooter fled in a white vehicle that officers later found, but that the suspect has not yet been located.

The wounded man was taken to Brooke Army Medical Center in critical condition with a gunshot to the abdomen.

Both the San Antonio Police Department and EMS crews answered the call.

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