Medical Examiner identifies man shot, killed in garage of South Side home

Many shell casings were found at the scene, but no weapon was recovered

Medical Examiner identifies man shot, killed in garage of South Side home

SAN ANTONIOUpdate:

The Medical Examiner has identified an 18-year-old man that was shot and killed in the garage of his South Side home.

Aaron Lopez died Nov. 21 after he was fatally shot inside a garage that had been converted into a small apartment at a residence in the 1600 block of Probandt Street.

Michael Hernandez, 18, was arrested and charged with manslaughter and tampering with evidence.

According to police, Hernandez pointed a gun at Lopez and another person and opened fire.

A motive behind the shooting is currently unknown.

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An 18-year-old man was shot and killed in the garage of his South Side home overnight, according to San Antonio police.

The shooting happened around 1:16 a.m., Saturday, in the 1600 block of Probandt Street.

Police said a relative of the man was in the back of the home at the time of the shooting, as the garage had been converted into a small apartment, but didn’t see what happened.

Multiple shell casings were found at the scene by authorities, but no weapon was recovered.

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

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Cody King is a digital journalist for KSAT 12. She previously worked for WICS/WRSP 20 in Springfield, Illinois.