SAPD: Man shot outside home after telling 2 men to quit arguing and get off his property

Officers called around 10:50 p.m. to 2400 block of W. Magnolia Ave.

A man in his 50s was taken to an area hospital after being shot in the hand late Monday night, San Antonio police said.
A man in his 50s was taken to an area hospital after being shot in the hand late Monday night, San Antonio police said.

SAN ANTONIO – A man in his 50s was taken to an area hospital after being shot in the hand late Monday night, San Antonio police said.

Officers were called around 10:50 p.m. to a home in the 2400 block of West Magnolia Avenue, not far from West Woodlawn Avenue and Wilson Boulevard after receiving word of shots fired.

According to police, the man had walked outside his home to tell two men who were arguing to keep their voices down and get off his property. That’s when, police said, one of men arguing turned and pulled out a gun and fired at the man, striking him once in the hand as he put his hands up to protect his face.

Police said the men then fled on foot following the shooting. They have not yet been found.

The wounded man was taken by EMS to University Hospital for a non-life-threatening injury.

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

The investigation into the shooting is ongoing.


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