SAPD: Fatal shooting behind North Side nail salon stemmed from argument

One man is dead, while another is in police custody, officials say

SAN ANTONIO – An argument at a North Side nail salon escalated into a deadly shooting on Monday afternoon, according to San Antonio police.

Officers were called to the 11900 block of Blanco Road for a disturbance that occurred at a nail salon in that strip mall, according to SAPD Public Information Officer Alisia Pruneda.

The argument continued outside the business until 42-year-old Kiet Nguyen shot the victim, a 46-year-old man, according to police. Investigators are still determining what led to the argument.

Nguyen fled from the scene, but police found him and took him into custody near Loop 410 and Blanco, Pruneda said.

Nguyen is charged with murder and aggravated assault with a deadly weapon. The victim has yet to be identified.

Kiet Nguyen (KSAT)

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