SAPD: Gunfire near Alamo Plaza ends with multiple people shot, suspect in custody

Tourists in the area were caught in the crossfire, according to police

SAPD: Gunfire near Alamo Plaza ends with multiple people shot, suspect in custody
SAPD: Gunfire near Alamo Plaza ends with multiple people shot, suspect in custody

SAN ANTONIO – Gunfire near Alamo Plaza overnight ended with multiple people shot and one suspect in custody, according to San Antonio police.

The shooting happened around 1:55 a.m., Saturday, in the 100 block of Alamo Plaza.

Police said there were two groups of people firing at each other near the Pat O’Brien’s restaurant before the shooting escalated to Alamo Plaza, the Menger Hotel, the Emily Morgan Hotel, and then down Houston Street.

Tourists around the Alamo were caught in the crossfire and a woman was shot in the leg, according to authorities.

She was taken to the Brooke Army Medical Center in critical condition due to a medical condition, police said.

Another victim of the shooting was found at the Menger Hotel. His head was grazed by a bullet, but he was not taken to an area hospital, according to officials.

Two suspects were later located on foot at College and St. Mary’s and were taken into custody, police said.

One of the suspects, Nikolas Holland, 21, had a gun in his waistband and he was arrested on outstanding warrants in addition to the shooting, according to officials.

The second suspect was later released, but the investigation is still ongoing.

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