Victim uncooperative after being found shot in leg on West Side, police say

Officers called around 3:40 a.m. to 100 block of Ricardo Street

A 19-year-old man who was shot in the leg Friday morning was uncooperative with officers and was taken to an area hospital for his wound, San Antonio police said.

SAN ANTONIO – A 19-year-old man who was shot in the leg Friday morning was uncooperative with officers and was taken to an area hospital for his wound, San Antonio police said.

Officers were called around 3:40 a.m. to the 100 block of Ricardo Street, not far from Cupples Road after receiving word of a person wounded.

According to police, officers arrived to find the man in the street with a gunshot wound to the knee. He was taken to University Hospital for the injury.

Police said the victim was uncooperative with officers, saying only that he had problems with the suspect in the past, and that he would not identify who the suspect was. The victim also did not say where the suspect went or even if the suspect was on foot or in a vehicle. He gave no description of the suspect.

SAPD said they did not find a crime scene so they do not know exactly where the shooting occurred. Officers canvassed the surrounding homes but found no witnesses or anyone that heard gunfire, police said.

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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