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Police searching for clues after man was shot while watching TV

SAPD: Victim hit by bullet fired from backyard

SAN ANTONIO – San Antonio police are trying to figure out who shot a man while he was watching television in his own home.

They found the victim inside his home in the 4100 block of Alaskian Sunrise around 4 a.m. Tuesday.

Man watching TV wounded by bullet fired into his home, police say

Police say the man, who is in his 60s, told them he heard a gunshot coming from his backyard, then realized he had been hit in his shoulder.

Police searched in and around a home in the 4100 block of Alaskian Sunrise where a man was shot while watching TV. (KSAT 12 News)

They said he was able to grab his own gun and fire back, in the hope of scaring away the shooter.

The victim was taken to a hospital by ambulance.

Investigators searched the area, but did not find the shooter. However, they said they did locate a single shell casing in the backyard.

More than a half dozen officers showed up to answer the call about the shooting around 4 a.m. (KSAT 12 News)

Police say they’re puzzled as to why someone would shoot the man.

They say they have not had any problems or trouble involving him in the past.


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