Man shot, killed in gas station parking lot on Northwest Side ID’d

Officers called around 2 a.m. to 5400 block of Grissom Road

San Antonio police are working to solve the mystery of a fatal shooting in the parking lot of a gas station on the city's Northwest Side.

SAN ANTONIOUPDATE 6/16/21: The Bexar County Medical Examiner’s Office has identified the man killed at a gas station on the Northwest Side earlier this month as 35-year-old Javiel Jesus Gamez. At last check, no one has been arrested in the case.

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A 35-year-old man is dead following a shooting on the city’s Northwest Side early Tuesday morning, San Antonio police said.

Officers were called around 2 a.m. to the 5400 block of Grissom Road, not far from Loop 410 and Culebra Road after receiving word of a shooting.

According to police, the victim was sitting inside his vehicle in a gas station parking lot when he was shot once in the abdomen and once in the leg.

SAPD said the man was parked next to a family member when the shots were fired, possibly from across the street.

The wounded man was rushed to University Hospital, where he later died, police said.

At this time, a motive for the shooting is not currently known. A description of the shooter was not released.

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

The investigation into the shooting is ongoing, police said.

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