Suspect sought after 17-year-old shot, killed on North Side, SAPD says

Police believe they have identified the suspect’s vehicle but further details are limited

A minor was fatally shot on the city’s North Side, and San Antonio police are looking for the suspect responsible.

SAN ANTONIO – A 17-year-old boy was fatally shot on the city’s North Side and San Antonio police are looking for the suspect responsible.

Alex Reyes has been identified by the Bexar County Medical Examiner’s office.

The shooting happened around 10 p.m. Wednesday in the 200 block of Rex Street, not far from North Main Avenue and Horace Street.

Police say they were initially called to a shots fired incident a few blocks away. However, patrol officers heard gunfire in the area of Rex Street.

When officers arrived, they found Reyes on the ground, deceased from gunshot wounds. Police said they believe the shooting was the result of an incident at a nearby park.

At this time, the suspect has not been found. A description of the shooter was not released.

The investigation is ongoing, police said.

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