SAPD: Argument led to fatal shooting of 16-year-old boy

17-year-old detained at the scene

San Antonio police respond to a fatal shooting on Sunday, Sept. 6, 2020 at an apartment complex on Cinnamon Creek Drive. (KSAT)

SAN ANTONIO – A 16-year-old was found dead late Sunday after an argument led to a shooting on the Northwest Side.

Officers responded to the scene around 10:40 p.m. at an apartment complex on Cinnamon Creek Drive, not far from Fredericksburg Road.

A woman at the scene told police an argument escalated and the suspect and victim began tussling over a gun, according to SAPD.

The boy, who has not been identified by police, was shot in the torso and died at the scene.

The suspect, 17, was still at the location when officers arrived. He was detained when he came out of the apartment.

He has not been identified by police.

It appears the suspect and victim knew each other, police said.

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

About the Author:

Rebecca Salinas joined KSAT in the fall of 2019. Her skills include content management, engagement and reporting.