Woman fatally shot while answering knock on door at West Side apartment

Police still working to find shooter

San Antonio police respond to a fatal shooting on Tuesday, April 19, 2022, in the 2400 block of Pinn Road, near Highway 90 on the West Side. (ksat)

SAN ANTONIO – A woman was fatally shot on Tuesday night while she answered a knock on the door, according to San Antonio police.

Police responded to the shooting at 10 p.m. at an apartment complex in the 2400 block of Pinn Road near Highway 90 on the West Side.

An SAPD sergeant at the scene said the woman was with two other people inside an apartment when they heard a knock on the door.

As the woman approached the entryway, someone fired a gun through the door, striking the woman.

The woman, believed to be in her 40s or 50s, was pronounced dead at the scene, police said.

Early on, officers said they had no description of the shooter.

It also was not clear if the woman was the intended target of the shooting or if the bullets may have been meant for someone else.

The woman has not been identified by SAPD.

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