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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

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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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