Shooting victim dropped off outside JBSA-Fort Sam Houston gate

Victim taken to BAMC; driver takes off

Shooting victim dropped off outside JBSA-Fort Sam Houston gate
Shooting victim dropped off outside JBSA-Fort Sam Houston gate

SAN ANTONIO – A shooting victim was dropped off outside a gate at JBSA-Fort Sam Houston on Thursday morning.

According to a Fort Sam Houston official, a 40-year-old man suffering from a gunshot wound was dropped off outside the gate on George Beach Road by someone in a car around 9 a.m.

Prior to that, San Antonio police responded to a report of shots fired in the 200 block of North New Braunfels Avenue. According to a police report, blood evidence and shell casings were found at the scene.

Air Force Security Force members treated the man at the scene and was transported to San Antonio Military Medical Center with a gunshot wound to the leg that is not considered to be life-threatening.

The victim told officers at the hospital that he was walking through a parking lot where the shooting was reported when someone opened fire in his direction. The victim said he didn’t know who shot him and he didn’t want to file any charges or cooperate further with the investigation.

The driver of the vehicle immediately fled the area.

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