1 injured, 2 in custody after carjacking leads to crash on South Side, SAPD says

The carjacking happened in the 500 block of Division avenue Saturday evening.

SAN ANTONIO – A teenager was injured and two other teens were detained after a carjacking led to a crash on the South Side Saturday, according to San Antonio police.

The carjacking happened in the 500 block of Division avenue Saturday evening.

Police say two teens shot a 16-year-old in his shoulder and took his car. The teen was taken to Brooke Army Medical Center and his injuries were non-life-threatening.

Officers said they had a description of the car and spotted it on SW Military Dr. Police then began to follow the car.

Once the Eagle helicopter was able to fly over the car, police began a pursuit.

Police say the car crashed in a parking lot of an apartment complex at Commerical Avenue and Rayburn drive where they hit another vehicle. Both teens then jumped out of the car and ran on foot.

Officers said both teens were taken into custody.


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