SAPD makes arrest in connection with weekend shooting near Alamo Plaza

Avante Tyree Bird, 19, charged with 2 counts of aggravated assault with a deadly weapon

SAPD makes arrest in connection with weekend shooting near Alamo Plaza
SAPD makes arrest in connection with weekend shooting near Alamo Plaza

SAN ANTONIO – San Antonio police have made an arrest in connection with a weekend shooting near Alamo Plaza.

Avante Tyree Bird, 19, was arrested without incident Tuesday, police officials said. He is charged with two counts of aggravated assault with a deadly weapon.

The shooting happened around 1:55 a.m. Saturday in the 700 block of East Houston Street.

San Antonio police spokeswoman Officer Alisia Pruneda said the shooting happened moments after the suspect and some people were asked to leave a club.

According to a preliminary police report, a 17-year-old boy, an 22-year-old man and a 23-year-old woman were wounded in the shooting. They are expected to survive their injuries.

Numerous shell casings were located in front of Pat O ‘Briens, the Wax Museum and at Houston and Alamo, the report said.

Bird is the second suspect to be arrested in connection with the shooting.

Nikolas Holland, 21, had a gun in his waistband and was arrested on outstanding warrants in addition to the shooting, police said.

Nikolas Tyler James Holland was arrested in connection with a shooting near Alamo Plaza on June 5. (KSAT)

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