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Teen fatally shot in apparent ambush outside home, San Antonio police say

Girlfriend says suspect opened fire, ran off with other men

SAN ANTONIO – A 17-year-old boy was killed in a shooting outside a home on the North Side early Friday, according to San Antonio police.

The shooting occurred around 4:30 a.m. in the 7600 block of McCullough Avenue, near Oblate Drive.

According to a police sergeant at the scene, the teen walked out of the house to meet with three friends, but one of them ambushed him and shot him in the head.

He was pronounced dead at the scene.

Police said the boy’s girlfriend was outside the home when the shooting happened. She told officers that she did not know the men but thinks her boyfriend did.

The sergeant said it appears the teenager was set up.

Details on what led to the shooting have not been released at this time. No arrests have been made.

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

SAPD officers said a teenager was fatally shot around 4:30 a.m. Friday, July 31, 2020, in the 7600 block of McCullough Avenue, near Oblate Drive.
SAPD officers said a teenager was fatally shot around 4:30 a.m. Friday, July 31, 2020, in the 7600 block of McCullough Avenue, near Oblate Drive. (KSAT)

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