Man, 50, dies after being found shot at North Side gas station; woman in custody, police say

SAPD: Maranda Garcia is charged with murder

A 50-year-old man is in critical condition after he was shot during an argument in a gas station parking lot late Sunday night, San Antonio police said.
A 50-year-old man is in critical condition after he was shot during an argument in a gas station parking lot late Sunday night, San Antonio police said.

SAN ANTONIO – San Antonio police have arrested a woman in connection to the fatal shooting of a 50-year-old man near a North Side gas station late Sunday night.

Maranda Garcia has been taken into police custody.

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Officers were called around 11:30 p.m. to a Valero gas station in the 330 block of San Pedro Avenue, just north of Interstate 35 and downtown after receiving word of shots fired.

According to police, officers arrived to find the victim in the parking lot of the gas station with a gunshot wound. Police said the 50-year-old man was rushed to Brooke Army Medical Center, where he later died.

SAPD said information gathered at the scene told them there was a disturbance at a nearby residence prior to gunshots being heard.

Officers eventually located and detained Garcia at an apartment complex not far from the scene. Garcia is charged with murder.

The San Antonio Police Department, the San Antonio Fire Department and EMS all answered the call.

The name of the man killed has not been released.


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