Man dies from gunshot wound following Northeast Side shooting, police say

The suspect fled the scene in a black SUV and is still at large

Image of scene on Starcrest Road, Feb. 20, 2021. (Copyright 2020 by KSAT - All rights reserved.)

SAN ANTONIO – A man has died after being shot in the back in an overnight shooting on the Northeast Side, according to San Antonio police.

The incident happened Saturday night on Starcrest Drive, just before Hidden Drive.

When officers arrived on scene, they found the man lying on the sidewalk with a gunshot wound to his back. Witnesses told police that a black SUV had stopped and pushed the man out of the passenger side of the vehicle. The suspect left the scene in the vehicle, officials said.

The man was unconscious when officers found him. He was taken to the Brooke Army Medical Center for further treatment but had later succumbed to his injuries, police said.

His identity has not yet been released and no suspects are in custody as of yet.

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

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