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Man wounded in late-night East Side shooting, police say

Officers called around 11:30 a.m. to 1500 block of Paso Hondo

SAN ANTONIO – A man in his 50s was taken to an area hospital after he was shot in the foot on the city’s East Side late Thursday night, San Antonio police said.

The incident occurred around 11:30 p.m. in the 1500 block of Paso Hondo, not far from East Commerce Street and North Walters Street.

According to police, two people in a red sports car were driving around firing gunshots into the air when they fired in the direction of the victim, hitting him once in the foot as he was walking home.

Police said the vehicle fled the scene.

The wounded man was picked up by a family member and was taken to a house where they called for help. He was taken to a hospital and is expected to recover, police said.

So far, no arrests have made in the case. The investigation into the shooting is ongoing.


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