Man shot, killed by store clerk during robbery attempt at North Side convenience store, police say

Incident occurred around 9:45 p.m. in 9600 block of San Pedro Avenue

San Antonio police say a man is dead after he was shot while trying to rob a North Side convenience store late Thursday night.

SAN ANTONIO – San Antonio police say a man is dead after he was shot while trying to rob a North Side convenience store late Thursday night.

The shooting happened around 9:45 p.m. at a Valero gas station in the 9600 block of San Pedro Avenue, not far from Isom Road and Loop 410.

According to police, the man walked into the store and began acting like a customer, reaching for his wallet before pulling out a gun on the store clerk. That’s when, police say, the clerk saw the gun and pulled out his own, shooting the man.

SAPD said the man fell to the ground and again tried to reach for his gun, but the clerk shot the man a second time. He was pronounced dead at the scene.

The name and age of the man killed have not been released, pending notification to next of kin. The clerk was not injured in the incident.

The San Antonio Police Department, the San Antonio Fire Department and EMS all answered the call.

The investigation is ongoing, police said.


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