Investigation underway after homeless man is shot in hip, police say

Incident occurred just before 2:30 a.m. in 100 block of Alta Sita

San Antonio police are investigating after a man was shot in the hip early Tuesday morning.

SAN ANTONIO – San Antonio police are investigating after a man was shot in the hip early Tuesday morning.

Officers were called just before 2:30 a.m. to the 100 block of Alta Sita Street, not far from West Commerce Street and South General McMullen Drive after receiving word of a shooting.

According to police, a homeless man was shot once behind an abandoned business. Police said the victim and two other men had been in an altercation, which led to shots fired.

The victim was taken by EMS to University Hospital, where he is listed in stable condition.

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

So far, no arrests have been made in the case. The investigation is ongoing, police said.


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