Authorities ID man fatally shot outside tamales restaurant on West Side, police say

Police say David Garcia got into argument with two men at Delicious Tamales in the 1300 block of Culebra Road

A man was critically wounded in a shooting outside Delicious Tamales in the 1300 block of Culebra Road on the city’s West Side on November 22, 2021. (KSAT)

SAN ANTONIO – A 46-year-old man was shot and killed Monday afternoon outside a Delicious Tamales restaurant on the city’s West Side, according to San Antonio police.

Authorities said David Anthony Garcia died after he was shot during an argument in the 1300 block of Culebra Road shortly before 5 p.m.

According to police, Garcia approached a drive-thru area of the restaurant. Two men who were sitting on a sidewalk near the drive-thru apparently thought Garcia drove up too quickly and they took offense to it, police said.

The three men got into an argument when one of the men shot Garcia in front of the restaurant, police said. Garcia was taken by EMS to University Hospital in critical condition, where he later died.

The suspects, believed to be in their mid-30s, took off in opposite directions on foot, police said. Officers established a quadrant and used the Eagle helicopter, but could not locate them.

Police said the two men didn’t know Garcia.

At this time, no arrests have been made and the investigation is ongoing, police said.

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