Patrolling officer finds pair fatally shot, lying in East Side street, police say

Officers called around 2:20 a.m. to 200 block of Fredonia Street

SAN ANTONIO – San Antonio police are investigating after two men were found fatally shot on the city’s East Side early Thursday morning.

The incident occurred around 2:20 a.m. in the 200 block of Fredonia Street, not far from South Palmetto Avenue and South New Braunfels Avenue.

According to police, an officer was patrolling and heading southbound on Palmetto Avenue when he discovered two bodies lying in the street.

Police said the two victims, both believed to be in their late teens to early 20s, appeared to have been shot and both had blood and trauma to the upper body. They were pronounced dead by emergency crews.

SAPD said what happened leading up to the deaths is not known. Police did say the deaths, however, are violent and suspicious in nature.

At this time, the names and exact ages of the two victims have not been released. The San Antonio Police Department and EMS both answered the call.

The investigation into the deaths is ongoing.

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