Man arrested after fatally shooting mother’s boyfriend on North Side, SAPD says

The suspect’s charges are still pending at this time

SAPD responds to homicide in North Side San Antonio. (KSAT)

SAN ANTONIO – A 23-year-old man is in custody after San Antonio police said he shot and killed his mother’s boyfriend on the North Side overnight.

At 3:30 a.m. Saturday, officers were called to the 100 block of La Manda Boulevard for a shooting.

When they arrived, police found the victim, a 39-year-old man, with life-threatening gunshot wounds to his chest. He was taken by EMS to an area hospital, where he later died.

The suspect, Gaien Perez, was on the scene when SAPD arrived and was taken into custody without incident. His charges are still pending.

According to SAPD, the victim was in a relationship with the Perez’s mother.

This is an ongoing investigation. We’ll bring more updates to this story as they become available.


About the Authors:

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.

Cody King is a digital journalist for KSAT 12. She previously worked for WICS/WRSP 20 in Springfield, Illinois.