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Man, 36, fatally shot at East Side home, police say

Officers called around 2:30 a.m. to 500 block of Dorie St.

SAN ANTONIO – A 36-year-old man was fatally shot at a home on the city’s East Side early Thursday morning, San Antonio police said.

Officers were called around 2:30 a.m. to the 500 block of Dorie Street, not far from Martin Luther King Drive, after receiving reports of a shooting.

According to police, officers arrived to find an unresponsive man wounded from a gunshot on the front doorstep of the home. Shell casings and a handgun were by the victim’s body, police said.

The wounded man was taken to an area hospital by EMS, where he later died. His name has not been released, pending notification to next of kin.

Investigators said no one was found inside the house, but that they discovered additional shell casings inside. Officers eventually located witnesses next door, but they all said they had no knowledge or information of the shooting, police said.

While canvassing the neighborhood officers located the victim’s vehicle still with the engine running. The vehicle had apparent drugs in plain view, police said.

SAPD has since detained several people for questioning, many of them possible suspects. A gunshot residue test was also conducted.

So far, no arrest have been made. The investigation into the shooting is ongoing.


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