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Search underway for suspects involved in East Side shooting, police say

Man, woman were shot in the leg and hospitalized

The incident happened Saturday afternoon in the 2700 block of Martin Luther King Drive and Robeson Avenue.
The incident happened Saturday afternoon in the 2700 block of Martin Luther King Drive and Robeson Avenue. (KSAT)

SAN ANTONIO – A search is underway for the suspects involved in a shooting on the East Side, according to San Antonio police.

The incident happened just before 2:30 p.m. Saturday in the 2700 block of Martin Luther King Drive and Robeson Avenue.

Police said a 39-year-old man and 33-year-old woman were wounded when they were hit by gunfire.

SAPD said the pair had driven separately to Martin Luther King Drive and when the man got out of his vehicle he was confronted by an unknown person and then fired upon.

Police said the wounded man got into the woman’s car and the gunshots continued, hitting the woman in the lower extremities.

The victims were found several blocks away from the scene in the 200 block of Marmok Avenue, according to SAPD.

Both the man and woman were taken to the Brooke Army Medical Center. Their injuries were deemed non-life threatening.

Police are still searching for the suspects and the investigation is still in its preliminary stages.

This is a developing story and we’ll bring more updates as they become available.

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