SAN ANTONIO – An ongoing dispute between neighbors took a turn for the worse on Christmas Day after one of them pulled a gun and fatally shot the other, according to San Antonio police.
The incident happened around 11:40 a.m. Saturday at an apartment on Larkspur Drive, on the city’s far North Side.
Police said they received multiple calls of shots fired before they arrived. When officers got to the area, they were directed to where the man who was shot was located, but the shooter was still inside of the apartment next to him.
The neighbors were involved in a dispute that had gone on over a period of time, though details surrounding it are unclear.
Police said the situation escalated when one of the neighbors, a 28-year-old man, pulled a gun and fatally shot the other man, 24, in the hallway.
The man who was shot died at the scene, according to officials.
Eventually, the shooter surrendered to police and was taken into custody. He was charged with murder, but his identity has not yet been released. The investigation continues.
This is a developing story and we’ll bring more updates as they become available.