SAN ANTONIO – A man is recovering in an area hospital after San Antonio police said a suspect fired multiple rounds, striking him, in the parking lot of a dollar store.
The shooting happened around 2:55 p.m. Saturday on San Pedro Avenue, on the city’s North Side.
Police said a 24-year-old man was walking into the store from the parking lot when another man, in his 20s, pulled up in a white vehicle, got out and starting shooting at him.
The 24-year-old was hit three times by the gunfire -- in the arm, chest and leg, according to SAPD. He was taken by EMS to an area hospital and is expected to survive.
The suspect took off in his vehicle and authorities are still working to track him down. Police have also utilized their helicopter to aid officers in their search.
Two vehicles at the scene were also struck by gunfire and a bystander was grazed by a bullet in the back of the leg. Police said the bystander was treated by EMS and released.
This is a developing story and we’ll bring more updates as they become available.