Man found dead outside downtown parking garage with major trauma, police say

Suspect located at scene

SAN ANTONIO – The San Antonio Police Department is investigating the death of a man outside a downtown parking garage early Sunday morning.

At 1:45 a.m., SAPD officers performed a welfare check in the Bexar County parking garage in the 200 block of South Flores Street.

Upon arrival, officers discovered a man just outside the garage unresponsive with major trauma to the back of his head.

EMS responded to the scene and officially pronounced the man dead, according to SAPD.

Authorities began a search for the suspect after receiving a brief description from witnesses.

The suspect, Fabian Rodriguez, was found inside the parking garage in possession of a firearm, police said.

Rodriguez was arrested for the following charges:

  • Murder, a first-degree felony, with a $250,000 bond.
  • Unlawful Carry, a Class A misdemeanor, with a $2,000 bond.
  • Possession, a state felony

This is an ongoing investigation.

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