Man killed in West Bexar County shooting identified by medical examiner

Two suspects are still on the run


A man who was found dead in his vehicle after a shooting earlier this week has been identified by the Bexar County Medical Examiner.

Jose Ramon, 65, died from multiple gunshot wounds on Wednesday.

At last check, Bexar County sheriff’s deputies are still searching for the two suspects involved in the shooting.

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A man was found shot dead in his vehicle and Bexar County deputies are working to track down the two suspects responsible, according to Sheriff Javier Salazar.

“Clearly, they wanted this victim dead, and that’s exactly what happened,” Salazar said.

Deputies were initially called around 1 p.m. Wednesday to the 7000 block of Calle Fincias for shots fired.

When they arrived, deputies found a dark-colored vehicle in a narrow, “heavily wooded” lot with a man, believed to be in his 40s or 50s, dead from gunshot wounds inside.

The man was shot in his vehicle further up the street before his vehicle went into the wooded area, according to Salazar.

Two different types of bullets were found at the shooting scene, meaning two different types of firearms were used.

Salazar said they believe two suspects were involved, though it’s unclear if both were targeting the man inside the vehicle.

Witnesses told deputies that the two shooters left another vehicle and ran into the wooded area where the man was. They then fired more rounds at the man before leaving the scene, Salazar said.

Undercover deputies saw the suspects’ vehicle leaving the area and tried to catch up. However, they were in unmarked cars and could not pursue it.

A short time later, what is believed to be the suspects’ vehicle was found at a home near Southwest High School, in the area of Edwards Road and Old Pearsall Road.

Out of precaution, the high school was placed on lockdown, and area residents in both neighborhoods were evacuated.

According to SWISD officials, Southwest ISD Central Office complex, Southwest HS, CAST STEM HS and Southwest Elementary School “went into secure mode” around 1:30 p.m.

“At 4:00 pm, parents were notified that students attending various camps would be released early and bussed to SWISD’s Transportation Facilities located at 9410 SW 410 Loop near Old Pearsall Road,” district officials said.

Deputies said the suspects were not inside the residence where the vehicle was found. The search continues.

This is a developing story, and we’ll bring more updates as they become available.

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