Investigation underway after man found shot, killed in vehicle on SW Side, SAPD says

Family and friends of the victim, Avery Flores, held a vigil Sunday afternoon

SAN ANTONIO – A man was found shot to death in his vehicle overnight on the Southwest Side, prompting an investigation, according to San Antonio police.

Authorities said they were initially called to the 200 block of Briggs Avenue with a report of shots fired around 12:44 a.m., Sunday.

When police arrived, they found a 19-year-old man who had been shot multiple times in his vehicle. Several rounds of ammo were also recovered.

The man, identified by the Bexar County Medical Examiner as Avery Jacob Flores, was pronounced dead at the scene.

Flores’ family gathered Sunday afternoon to hold a vigil in his memory. They brought flowers and balloons in his favorite color -- blue.

The family said he was the first grandchild and was a recent graduate of Southwest High School.

They are hoping the suspect is caught soon to bring them closure.

SAPD is still working to track down the suspect, and the investigation continues. We’ll bring more updates to this story as they become available.

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