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SAPD: Suspect robs, shoots 2 people walking at Southside Lions Park

Man threatened to kill the man and woman, police said

SAN ANTONIO – A gunman is at large following a shooting at Southside Lions Park on Monday morning, according to San Antonio police.

Officers said a man and a woman were walking around 6:10 a.m. in the park, located at 3100 Hiawatha, when they were approached by car.

A suspect allegedly exited the car, approached the man and woman in their 40s, and threatened to kill them if they didn’t hand over their phones and money.

Police said words were exchanged and the suspect shot both the man and woman.

Both the man and the woman were shot in their legs. They were transported to Brooke Army Medical Center in stable condition.

Neither injuries are considered to be life-threatening.

Police said another suspect stayed in the car during the incident and they drove off after the shooting. Police have not released a description of the robbers.

The victims told police they frequently walk in the park.

This is a developing story. It will be updated as more information becomes available.

San Antonio police investigate a shooting on Monday, July 27, 2020, at South Side Lions Park.
San Antonio police investigate a shooting on Monday, July 27, 2020, at South Side Lions Park. (KSAT)
San Antonio police investigate a shooting on Monday, July 27, 2020, at South Side Lions Park.
San Antonio police investigate a shooting on Monday, July 27, 2020, at South Side Lions Park. (KSAT)

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