Man dead after being shot while leaving hookah lounge on NW Side, officials say

Police are still searching for the suspect

SAN ANTONIO – A man who was shot while leaving a hookah lounge on the Northwest Side overnight has died from his injuries, according to the Bexar County Medical Examiner.

The incident happened around 3 a.m., Sunday, in the 3300 block of West Avenue.

Police said the man, 28, was leaving the lounge and walking to his car when a light-colored vehicle drove by on West Avenue and opened fire.

The man was struck in the leg twice by the gunfire. The lounge’s security called in the shooting and when EMS arrived, the man was taken to University Hospital where he later died.

Police are still working to track down the suspect and the investigation continues.

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