Man dead, suspect on the run following West Side shooting, police say

Witnesses said they spotted the man running through yards and hopping fences

One man is dead and another man is on the run after a shooting broke out on the city’s West Side, according to San Antonio police. (KSAT)

SAN ANTONIO – One man is dead and another man is on the run following a shooting on the city’s West Side, according to San Antonio police.

The incident happened Sunday night in the 300 block of Jesse Avenue.

According to police, Daniel Flores, 27, was shot multiple times and was pronounced dead at the scene. They said a stolen firearm was also found lying beside him.

Witnesses said they spotted the suspect running through yards and hopping fences. Neighbors reported to officers hearing gunshots outside, but were unable to provide any details of what led up to the shooting.

SAPD said they used their helicopter to aid in the search of a suspect and found one person hiding in a shed, but he fled on foot prior to officers arriving.

The case is under investigation and no arrests have been made.

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

Adam Barraza is a photojournalist at KSAT 12 and an El Paso native. He interned at KVIA, the local ABC affiliate, while still in high school. He then moved to San Antonio and, after earning a degree from San Antonio College and the University of the Incarnate Word, started working in news. He’s also a diehard Dodgers fan and an avid sneakerhead.