Medical examiner identifies 19-year-old fatally shot during confrontation outside NW Side home

Officers were called just after 11 p.m. to 8800 block of Meadow Range St.

A 19-year-old was fatally shot during an altercation outside his Northwest Side home late Sunday night, San Antonio police said.
A 19-year-old was fatally shot during an altercation outside his Northwest Side home late Sunday night, San Antonio police said.

SAN ANTONIO – The Bexar County Medical Examiner’s Office has identified a 19-year-old shot and killed outside his Northwest Side home late Sunday night.

Cyrus Holmes was fatally shot just after 11 p.m. in the 8800 block of Meadow Range Street, not from Grissom Road.

According to police, Holmes had walked outside the house to talk to someone and that’s when the confrontation started.

Police said the suspect pulled out a gun and shot the victim several times. He was pronounced dead at the scene.

A witness told officers that she did not see the shooting, but that she heard the shots and ran outside to find him wounded.

Authorities say a witness saw a vehicle matching the suspect flee the scene. Police said several witnesses and the suspect, who had later been located, were taken to police headquarters for questioning.

So far, no charges have been filed, police said.


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