Shooter purposely targeted home where toddler, man were wounded, police say

Investigators still trying to locate gunman

San Antonio police say a drive-by shooting that left a three-year-old boy and man hospitalized with gunshot wounds was no random crime.

SAN ANTONIO – San Antonio police say a drive-by shooting that left a three-year-old boy and man hospitalized with gunshot wounds was no random crime.

They say it appears the shooter purposely took aim at a home in the 200 block of Moraima Street around 9:30 p.m. Wednesday.

The toddler and man, who is 22-years-old, were inside the home at the time.

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According to a preliminary police report, the shooter was in a car that pulled up in front of the home and stopped.

They say for some reason, someone in the car fired into the home, then the vehicle sped away.

Both victims were in critical condition as they were rushed to a hospital, police said.

Officers at the scene said they did not have much of a description when it came to the shooter and getaway car.


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