SAN ANTONIO – San Antonio police are searching for a suspect following a fatal shooting in downtown early Thursday morning.
Officers were called around 12:40 a.m. to the 500 block of East Market Street, not far from South Alamo Street after receiving word of shots fired.
According to police, a 47-year-old man was shot in the upper body and was killed. The victim, who has not been identified, was pronounced dead at the scene by EMS.
Police said the suspect fled towards the River Walk after the shooting. That person has not yet been found.
A motive for the shooting is not currently known. SAPD collected evidence and combed the area, establishing a quadrant on both the river and street levels during the search. The EAGLE helicopter and K-9 units were also requested to aid in finding the suspect.
The San Antonio Police Department, the San Antonio Fire Department and EMS all answered the call.
The investigation is ongoing, police said.