SAN ANTONIO – San Antonio police say a woman shot her girlfriend’s ex during a home invasion on the city’s Northwest Side overnight.
The incident occurred just before midnight at a home in the 8530 block of Stonebridge Street, not far from Huebner Road and Babcock Road.
According to police, two women live at the house and the ex-girlfriend of one of them tried to break into the home.
Police said the 39-year-old homeowner was woken up by someone banging on the door and then heard glass break. The woman grabbed her gun and went into the living room where she found her girlfriend’s ex, police said. The homeowner fired two shots, hitting her in the right hand.
SAPD said the 34-year-old intruder stayed at the scene after the shooting. She was taken by ambulance to University Hospital. The other woman gave a statement to officers.
Authorities say the suspect and the homeowner’s girlfriend were involved in an intimate relationship in the past and that the suspect was upset with the victim. While in the ambulance the female suspect told officers, “she stole my girlfriend”.
The San Antonio Police Department, the San Antonio Fire Department and EMS all responded to the call.
The woman responsible for the break in was taken into custody and will be charged with burglary with intent to commit assault, police said.