Woman shot twice in car on Northeast Side, San Antonio police say

Shooter escaped on foot to nearby neighborhood

A woman was hospitalized in critical condition after being shot twice while waiting in her parked car on the city’s Northeast Side, San Antonio police said.
A woman was hospitalized in critical condition after being shot twice while waiting in her parked car on the city’s Northeast Side, San Antonio police said.

SAN ANTONIO – A 37-year-old woman was hospitalized in critical condition after being shot twice while waiting in her parked car on the city’s Northeast Side, San Antonio police said.

The shooting happened in the parking lot of the Cottage Creek Apartments in the 4800 block of Ray Bon Drive on Wednesday night.

Police say a man in his late 20s wearing all black went up to the woman’s car and shot at her a few times, hitting the woman twice.

The woman was shot in the upper torso and shoulder area, according to San Antonio police.

The shooter escaped on foot through the parking lot to a nearby neighborhood, which police say they are searching.

Emergency medical services rushed the woman to Brooke Army Medical Center in critical condition, but her injuries were not life-threatening, police said.

Officers said the woman claimed not to know the man who shot her.

KSAT will update this story with new information as it becomes available.


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Ivan Herrera has worked as a journalist in San Antonio for five years. Before living in SA, Ivan covered border news in the Rio Grande Valley.