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Woman shot in knee during argument at West Side home, police say

Incident occurred around 10:30 p.m. in 4400 block of Tranquil Creek

Chad Reutzel is charged with aggravated assault with a deadly weapon, according to SAPD.
Chad Reutzel is charged with aggravated assault with a deadly weapon, according to SAPD. (Bexar County Jail)

SAN ANTONIO – San Antonio police have arrested a 40-year-old man after he allegedly shot a woman in the knee during an argument at a West Side home late Tuesday night.

The incident occurred around 10:30 p.m. in the 4400 block of Tranquil Creek, not far from Grissom Road and Loop 410.

According to police, Chad Ryan Reutzel and a 41-year-old woman were arguing inside the home when he pulled out a gun and shot the woman in the knee.

Reutzel told responding officers what happened and he was detained by police. SAPD said alcohol may have played a factor in the shooting.

The injured woman was taken to University Hospital by EMS in stable condition.

The San Antonio Police Department, the San Antonio Fire Department and EMS all answered the call.

Police did not say what the couple was arguing over.

Reutzel is charged with aggravated assault with a deadly weapon.


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