Man killed in West Side apartment complex shooting identified

Police say they are still searching for the suspect

Image of scene, Nov. 30, 2020.
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SAN ANTONIO – San Antonio police say a 35-year-old man was killed in a West Side shooting Monday night.

The shooting happened in an apartment complex in the 1110 block of Callaghan Road near Culebra Road, police said.

Officers were at the complex for another call when they heard reports of gunfire in the area.

The victim, identified Wednesday as 35-year-old John Eric Garcia, was pronounced dead at the scene, police said.

Police are still searching for the suspect, who is also in his 30s. They say the two men knew each other. Authorities say the shooter fled while victim remained at the scene suffering from his gunshot wounds.

Police said no one else was hurt or involved in the shooting.

KSAT will update this article as more details become available.

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Officers received a call for a Shooting in Progress. C was found to have sustained gunshot wounds. Officers immediately notified EMS and began performing lifesaving procedures on C. SP came by the location in the listed SP vehicle looking for C. Gunshots were heard, SP fled the location and C remained at location suffering from gunshot wounds. SP description was broadcast over police radio. EMS took over for officers in treating C. C was later pronounced on scene. NCID, CSI and Homicide were notified and made the location.

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