1 man wounded in shooting on East Side, police say

Officers were called around 9 p.m. to 4800 block of Lord Road

A man in his 20s was taken to an area hospital after being wounded during a shootout on the city’s East Side late Tuesday night, San Antonio police said.

SAN ANTONIO – A 24-year-old man was taken to an area hospital after being shot on the city’s East Side late Tuesday night, San Antonio police said.

The shooting occurred around 9 p.m. at an apartment complex in the 4800 block of Lord Road, not far from Martin Luther King Drive and Loop 410.

According to police, the victim was outside speaking to other individuals when three men approached him and started firing at him.

The victim was shot in the stomach and buttocks, police said. Multiple shell casings were found at the scene.

The wounded man was taken by EMS to an area hospital in critical condition. His name was not released.

SAPD said a motive for the shooting is not known and it is unclear if a shootout occurred. They do not have a description of the suspects.

The San Antonio Police Department and EMS both answered the call.

The three men fled following the shooting. They have not yet been found, police said.


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