Woman killed in overnight shooting on West Side, SAPD says

Incident occurred just after midnight in 220 block of Woley Drive

A woman was shot and killed on the city’s West Side early Tuesday morning, according to San Antonio police.

SAN ANTONIO – A woman was shot and killed on the city’s West Side early Tuesday morning, according to San Antonio police.

Officers were called just after midnight to the 220 block of Woley Drive, not far from Culebra Road and St. Mary’s University after receiving word of shots fired.

According to police, the woman in her 30s was with her boyfriend when a white Chrysler did a U-turn and pulled up alongside her. That’s when, police say, the woman and the driver, who the victim knew, began to argue over money.

Police said the suspect pulled out a gun and the victim warned her boyfriend. The suspect fired at the woman, striking her in the back and also grazing her in the face, SAPD said.

The suspect fled after the shooting. They have not been found. They boyfriend was not hurt.

The woman was taken by EMS to an area hospital, but she died before her arrival. Her name has not been released.

The San Antonio Police Department, the San Antonio Fire Department and EMS all answered the call.

So far, no arrests have been made. The investigation is ongoing, police said.


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