SAPD: 1 man dead, 1 wounded in shooting on Northwest Side

Incident occurred around 1:40 a.m. near Fredericksburg Road

One man is dead and another man is critically wounded following a shooting at a Northwest Side apartment parking lot early Tuesday morning.

SAN ANTONIO – One man is dead and another man is critically wounded following a shooting near a Northwest Side apartment parking lot early Tuesday morning.

Officers were called around 1:40 a.m. to the Forest Ridge Apartments near Fredericksburg Road and Donore Place in the Medical Center after receiving word of shots fired.

SAPD said one man was shot in the neck and another had a gunshot wound to the head. Both men were taken to an area hospital in critical condition, where one later died.

At this time, police say they don’t have much to go on. A motive is not currently known. They also do not have a description of a possible suspect or suspects. The names and ages of the two men shot have not been released.

Later Tuesday, police towed away a car from the apartment complex, outside the front gate.

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

The investigation is ongoing, police said.


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