Shooting at East Side gas station leaves man with wound in his jaw

Police still searching for shooter

A man is recovering from a gunshot wound in his jaw that he says he suffered at an East Side gas station.
A man is recovering from a gunshot wound in his jaw that he says he suffered at an East Side gas station.

SAN ANTONIO – A man is recovering from a gunshot wound in his jaw that he says he suffered at an East Side gas station.

The victim, who is in his 30s, told San Antonio police he was at the gas station, located near Interstate 10 and E. Houston Street, late Wednesday night when he was hit by gunfire.

However, officers found him at a few miles away from there, in the 4900 block of Bernardine.

They say the victim went to a home there to get help.

He was not able to offer police a lot of information about the shooter.

It was unclear whether the person who fired the shot was in a vehicle or on foot.

The victim was rushed to a hospital for treatment.

Police say he is expected to be OK.


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