Man shot, killed in parking lot of apartment complex on NW Side, police say

Shooting happened around midnight in 1540 block of Babcock Road

SAN ANTONIO – A 21-year-old man was shot and killed in the parking lot of an apartment complex on the city’s Northwest Side overnight, according to San Antonio police.

Officers were called around midnight to the Vintage at Oak Hill Apartments in the 1540 block of Babcock Road, not far from Callaghan Road and Loop 410 after receiving word of a person wounded.

According to police, the man, identified as Jonathan Tyler Rodriguez, was sitting inside his vehicle when the suspect began to shoot at him, striking him several times. The suspect then pushed Rodriguez out of his vehicle and drove off, police said.

Rodriguez was taken by EMS to University Hospital, where he later died.

SAPD said they later found a car matching its description at another apartment complex not far away on Callaghan Road. No arrests have been made.

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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