2 men killed in shooting outside Northwest Side motel ID’d

Officers called around 6 a.m. to Budget Suites of America in 7800 block of Fredericksburg Rd.

SAN ANTONIO – San Antonio police are investigating after two men were shot and killed outside a Northwest Side motel early Tuesday morning.

Officers were called around 6 a.m. to the Budget Suites of America in the 7800 block of Fredericksburg Road, not far from Louis Pasteur Drive in the Medical Center area after receiving word of shots fired.

According to police, officers arrived to find two men dead from gunshot wounds. Bullets were found to have hit a building and a handgun was also recovered at the scene, police said.

The medical examiner’s office identified the two men as 33-year-old Dallas Smith and 27-year-old Fernando Cantu.

Police believe they have a person of interest in the case.

KSAT will update this story as more information becomes available.


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