Second man dies following drive-by shooting on NE Side, police say

Two women were hospitalized following the shooting

SAN ANTONIO – San Antonio police said a second person has died following a drive-by shooting in a Northeast Side neighborhood on Thanksgiving Day.

Two men, ages 28 and 25, were fatally shot around 8 p.m. Thursday at a home in the 4000 block of Sunrise Creek Drive, near Binz-Engleman Road and Mystic Sunrise Drive. The 28-year-old died at the scene, and the 25-year-old was transported to a hospital, where he died.

Two women, ages 51 and 31, were also shot and taken to Brooke Army Medical Center. Their conditions are unknown at this time.

Police said they were at a Thanksgiving gathering when someone drove by and opened fire.

There were multiple people inside of the home, including children, at the time of the shooting. The occupants were not being cooperative, police said.

A search is still underway for the suspect.

According to SAPD Public Information Officer Alisia Pruneda, police believe it was a targeted incident and that it is contained. Several shell casings were found at the scene and investigators are evaluating property damage.

The investigation is ongoing.

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