2 teenage males critically wounded in drive-by shooting on NE Side

Victims were walking down the street when someone in a car opened fire, SAPD says

SAN ANTONIO – Two males, ages 18 and 16, were critically wounded in a drive-by shooting Tuesday evening on the Northeast Side, San Antonio police said.

According to San Antonio police, the victims were walking down the street around 5:30 p.m. in the 5800 block of Tranquil Dawn when shots rang out from a silver mid-sized car that drove by.

Officers found the teenagers on the ground with gunshot wounds. They were taken to Brooke Army Medical Center with life-threatening injuries.

At least 20 yellow markers indicating shell casings were seen spread out on the street. Police said the casings appeared to be from a rifle.

The San Antonio Police Department responded to shooting in the 5900 block of Tranquil Dawn on the Northeast Side. (KSAT)

There was no immediate word on suspects or a motive. As of Wednesday morning, no arrests have been made.

Police hope that surveillance video from homes in the neighborhood will reveal some clues for investigators.

The investigation is still active, according to SAPD.

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