Man fatally shot while standing outside Northwest Side apartments, police say

Incident occurred around 11:45 p.m. at Amber Hill Apartments, in 5300 block of NW Loop 410

SAN ANTONIO – A man standing outside a Northwest Side apartment complex was shot and killed late Thursday night, according to San Antonio police.

Officers were called around 11:45 p.m. to the Amber Hill Apartments in the 5300 block of Northwest Loop 410, not far from Glen Ridge Drive after receiving word of a person wounded.

According to police, the man was outside the apartments when he heard a bang and then he realized he had been shot.

A witness told police they saw the victim talking to another man shortly before hearing gunfire. The witness went inside their apartment and heard a “pop,” police said.

Investigators say the witness went back outside and found a vehicle stopped by the curb. The people inside told the witness to call the police, because the man had been shot, SAPD said.

The victim was shot once in the head and was taken by EMS to University Hospital, where he later died. The victim has not been identified.

SAPD said they were only able to get a vague description of a suspect. Despite a search of the area, the shooter has not been found, police said.

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