Man shot, injured while installing carpet in North Side building, SAPD says

Police are still working to determine if any criminal charges will be filed

A group of workers was installing carpet at a North Side building when one of them pulled a gun and shot and injured their coworker, according to San Antonio police.

SAN ANTONIO – A group of workers was installing carpet at a North Side building when one of them pulled a gun and shot and injured their coworker, according to San Antonio police.

Officers were called to the shooting around 12:30 p.m. Saturday in the 15600 block of Huebner Road.

Four people were installing carpet when the incident unfolded.

The 50-year-old man was shot in the back and was taken to an area hospital for treatment. At last check, police said he was undergoing surgery. His condition is not currently known.

SAPD said the suspect, a 25-year-old man, and one of the other co-workers left the location in a work truck and have not been found. The other two workers ran to a nearby store and called for help, police said.

No other injuries were reported.

The investigation continues and we’ll bring more updates as they become available.

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