Woman dies after being shot in face on Northwest Side, SAPD says

Incident occurred around 1 a.m. in the 5000 block of Glen Ridge Drive

SAN ANTONIO – San Antonio police are investigating after a woman was shot and killed on the city’s Northwest Side early Thursday morning.

Officers were called around 1 a.m. to the 5000 block of Glen Ridge Drive, not far from Evers Road and Loop 410 after receiving word of a person wounded.

According to police, a 31-year-old woman was found inside a boarded-up and burnt-down apartment after she had been shot in the face by a man. The suspect fled after the shooting.

The unidentified woman was taken by ambulance to University Hospital, where she later died. The male suspect has not been found.

SAPD said the woman met the man with an agreement “to go to the location to consume some narcotics”. Witnesses at the scene helped to provide a description of the suspect.

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

The investigation is ongoing, police said.


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