Mother calls police after 18-year-old son returns from party with gunshot wounds, police say

The teen was transported to an area hospital

The San Antonio Police Department is investigating a shooting after a teenager was found with multiple gunshot wounds outside his home.

SAN ANTONIO – The San Antonio Police Department is investigating a shooting after a teenager was found with multiple gunshot wounds outside his home.

At approximately 12:30 a.m. on Saturday, the teen’s mother called 911 for help at their home in the 200 block of Joe Blanks Street.

Upon arrival, SAPD officers found an 18-year-old boy laying on the driveway of the home with gunshot wounds to his arm and leg.

The teen told authorities he was at a Southside party before his friend dropped him off at his residence and quickly left.

Authorities attempted to locate and contact the friend but were unsuccessful.

Transported to an area hospital, the teen is in stable condition with non-life threatening injuries.

This is an ongoing investigation.


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Victoria Lopez is a Digital Journalist at KSAT. Before joining the team in July 2022, she worked as a Digital Reporter at CBS 4 Rio Grande Valley and Local 23 News. Victoria graduated with a degree in Mass Communications — Public Relations from the University of Texas Rio Grande Valley.

Jonathan Cotto is a reporter for KSAT’s Good Morning San Antonio. He’s a bilingual award-winning news reporter and he joined KSAT in 2021. Before coming to San Antonio, Cotto was reporting along the U.S.-Mexico border in South Texas. He’s a veteran of the United States Navy.