Shooting victim found wounded sitting on curb in apartment parking lot, police say

Incident occurred just before 11 p.m. in 900 block of North Frio Street

A 30-year-old man who was shot in the hand was uncooperative with officers and was taken to an area hospital for his wound, San Antonio police said.

SAN ANTONIO – A 41-year-old man walking in an apartment parking lot was shot in the hand and was taken to an area hospital for his wound, San Antonio police said.

Officers were called just before 11 p.m. Wednesday to the Vista Verde Apartments in the 900 block of North Frio Street after receiving word of a person wounded.

According to police, officers arrived to find a man sitting on the curb in a parking lot with a gunshot wound. He was taken to University Hospital for the injury.

Police said the victim told them he was simply walking when he was approached by the suspect who pointed a gun at him and demanded all his belongings. The victim refused to comply and the suspect fired the gun, striking him.

According to witnesses, an argument was heard in the parking lot just before the gunshots were fired.

The victim did not say where the suspect went or even if the suspect was on foot or in a vehicle. He gave no description of the suspect.

The San Antonio Police Department, the San Antonio Fire Department and EMS all answered the call.

The investigation is ongoing, police said.


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