Man found shot dead near car in parking lot on North Side ID’d by medical examiner

Ricky Eugene Island, 52, was one of the two victims killed

Police are looking for answers after two men were found shot to death in a parking lot on the city’s North Side.

SAN ANTONIOJuly 28th Update:

A man who was found shot to death in a parking lot on the city’s North Side has been identified by the Bexar County Medical Examiner.

Ricky Eugene Island, 52, died from a gunshot wound to the head. He was one of the two victims found fatally shot and is from Wisconsin, according to officials.

Island’s death is being ruled as a homicide.

At last check, no suspects are in custody in connection to this incident.

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Police are looking for answers after two men were found shot to death in a parking lot on the city’s North Side.

The victims, believed to be in their 50s, were discovered Tuesday morning in the 3900 block of Perrin Central near Perrin Beitel. Police believe they were shot sometime overnight — possibly at about 3:30 a.m.

One of the men was found dead inside a dark green sedan and the other was found outside the vehicle on the ground.

Police found shell casings at the scene.

Anyone with information is asked to call SAPD homicide detectives at 210-207-7635.

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