Altercation leads to shooting outside NW Side apartment complex

Officers called around 4:30 a.m. to 7500 block of Callaghan Road

Callaghan road shooting image. (KSAT)

SAN ANTONIO – San Antonio police are investigating after a 21-year-old man was shot in the foot outside a Northwest Side apartment complex early Tuesday morning.

Officers were called around 4:40 a.m. to the Mission Oaks Apartment Homes in the 7500 block of Callaghan Road, not far from Fredericksburg Road after receiving word of a person wounded.

According to police, the man was shot during an altercation in front of the complex. The victim then went to his parent’s apartment, where he called for help, police said.

SAPD said the victim was not being cooperative, or answering any questions at the scene. The wounded man was taken by EMS to University Hospital, where he is expected to recover. His name has not been released.

Authorities say a witness told them as many as four people were seen fleeing the scene. A reason for the altercation however, was not given.

SAPD also did not give a description of a possible suspect. The investigation is ongoing, police said.

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