Medical Examiner identifies man found dead in vehicle after crashing into building on West Side

The man was shot in the chest prior to the crash

Medical Examiner identifies man found dead in vehicle after crashing into building on West Side
Medical Examiner identifies man found dead in vehicle after crashing into building on West Side

SAN ANTONIOEditor’s Note: We regrettably, incorrectly named the victim of this incident. It has since been corrected.

Update:

The Bexar County Medical Examiner has identified a man who was found dead in his vehicle after crashing into a building on the West Side last week.

Ryan Rivera, 28, died from a gunshot wound to the chest, according to the Medical Examiner. He had been shot prior to the crash, officials said.

The crash happened around 4 a.m., Thursday, in the 2600 block of Westward, not far from West Military Drive and Highway 90.

No one else was injured in the crash.

Original:

A man who had been shot was found dead in his car after he crashed into a building on the West Side, San Antonio police said.

Investigators said the crash happened around 4 a.m. Thursday in the 2600 block of Westward, not far from West Military Drive and Highway 90.

Witnesses told police they saw the man drive straight into a building at the Westwood Plaza Apartments.

Police said the man had been shot, but it is unclear if he died from the gunshot wound or from the impact in the crash.

It appeared that he crashed while trying to leave the scene, police said.

He has not been identified by authorities.

Police said that witnesses reported hearing gunshots nearby before the wreck.

No one else was injured in the incident.

This is a developing story. It will be updated as more information becomes available.

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