Teen arrested after shooting sisters boyfriend, police say

SAPD said the grandma turned the teen in shortly after the incident

Blue and red police lights at a generic crime scene. (Ajax9, Getty Images)

SAN ANTONIO – A teenage boy was arrested after he shot his sister’s boyfriend during an argument, San Antonio police said.

At 6 a.m. Sunday, officers responded to the 5400 block of Military Drive for a shooting in progress.

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According to the sister’s call, her brother shot her boyfriend in the right thigh and fled the scene.

Police say the sister’s boyfriend got into an argument with the 16-year-old when he shot him in the thigh.

The 21-year-old man was transported to an area hospital for treatment.

After a few minutes, the suspect’s grandmother brought the teen to the police station along with the handgun.

The teen was detained and booked for Aggravated Assault with a Deadly Weapon and Unlawful Carry of a Firearm.

This is an ongoing investigation.

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