18-year-old wounded in apparent drive-by shooting on Southwest Side, police say

Officers were called just before midnight to 5400 block of White Feather Street

An 18-year-old was wounded in an apparent drive-by shooting on the city’s Southwest Side late Tuesday night, San Antonio police said.
An 18-year-old was wounded in an apparent drive-by shooting on the city’s Southwest Side late Tuesday night, San Antonio police said.

SAN ANTONIO – An 18-year-old was wounded in an apparent drive-by shooting on the city’s Southwest Side late Tuesday night, San Antonio police said.

Officers were called just before midnight to the 5400 block of White Feather Street, not far from Old Pearsall Road and Loop 410 after receiving word of shots fired.

According to police, the teen was walking to his mother’s house from a relative’s home by Ocean Port Street when a gray or silver sedan drove past and fired shots out the window.

Police said the victim was hit once the right foot and continued to walk to the relative’s home where he asked for help. He was taken to University Hospital by EMS for the injury.

A motive for the shooting is not currently known. SAPD did not identify any possible suspects.

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

The investigation into the shooting is ongoing, police said.


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