Residents wake up to gunfire, shooting victim in West Side neighborhood

Man shot dead appeared to be in his 40s, police say

People in one West Side neighborhood woke up to the sound of gunshots and the sight of a shooting victim outside their homes early Friday morning.

SAN ANTONIO – People in one West Side neighborhood woke up to the sound of gunshots and the sight of a shooting victim outside their homes early Friday morning.

San Antonio police, responding to their 911 call around 3:45 a.m., found a man slumped over on the sidewalk in the 500 block of S. San Dario.

The man was sitting outside a fence surrounding a home there.

Police say that man, who appeared to be in his 40s, had been shot multiple times in his upper body and was dead from those gunshot wounds.

Nearby, police found a bicycle which they believe the victim was riding at time, as well as several shell casings in the street.

They collected all of it as evidence in the case.

Officers were not able to offer a description of the shooter.

So far, they have not made any arrests.


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Katrina Webber joined KSAT 12 in December 2009. She reports for Good Morning San Antonio. Katrina was born and raised in Queens, NY, but after living in Gulf Coast states for the past decade, she feels right at home in Texas. It's not unusual to find her singing karaoke or leading a song with her church choir when she's not on-air.

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