1 injured, 1 arrested after fight outside North Side nightclub turns to shooting, officials say

The shooting suspect will face one count of aggravated assault, according to police

One man is injured and another man is behind bars after an argument outside of a North Side nightclub turned to a shooting overnight, according to San Antonio police.
One man is injured and another man is behind bars after an argument outside of a North Side nightclub turned to a shooting overnight, according to San Antonio police. (KSAT)

SAN ANTONIO – One man is injured and another man is behind bars after an argument outside of a North Side nightclub turned to a shooting, according to San Antonio police.

The incident happened around 2:00 a.m., Sunday, at a nightclub in the 4500 block of North Loop 1604.

Police were called to the scene for a shooting in progress. When officers arrived, they found security had detained the suspected shooter, a 23-year-old man, and had recovered his weapon.

A 26-year-old man was shot in his left arm during the shooting and officials had placed a tourniquet on him before he left the scene.

As officers conducted their investigation, more gunshots were heard at the opposite end in the parking lot of the nightclub.

Police walked along the access road searching for the shooter and spotted someone in a brown Ford pickup truck firing gunshots before driving off at a high rate of speed.

Search efforts continued for the brown Ford pickup truck, but the driver was not found, according to SAPD.

The man injured in the shooting later arrived at an area hospital but was eventually taken to the Brooke Army Medical Center for further treatment.

The suspected shooter who was detained was booked for aggravated assault with a deadly weapon.

The investigation continues and we’ll bring more updates to this story as they become available.

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Cody King is a digital journalist for KSAT 12. She previously worked for WICS/WRSP 20 in Springfield, Illinois.