Gunman breaks into apartment, calls man a ‘thief’ before shooting him

Victim suffered multiple gunshot wounds, police say

A man was shot in the chest during an apparent home invasion of an apartment late Sunday night, the San Antonio Police Department said.

LEON VALLEY, Texas – Police in Leon Valley are investigating a shooting that involved a gunman forcing his way into the victim’s apartment.

The shooting happened right before 10 p.m. Sunday in the 5600 block of Evers Road.

Police say the gunman kicked down the door of the victim’s home at the Vista del Rey apartments, called him a thief, and then began shooting.

The man who lives in the apartment was hit several times.

Officers said he was in serious condition as he left for a hospital by ambulance.

They say there also was a woman inside the apartment at the time but she ran off when the shooting started.

Police did not find the shooter, who was described as wearing a blue shirt and jeans.


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