Medical examiner identifies man who crashed car, found shot dead on NE Side

Victim found lying on street near his vehicle in 100 block of Roundtree Street


A man killed in a rolling shootout between two vehicles on the Northeast Side has been identified by the Bexar County Medical Examiner.

Luis Mario Garcia, 19, died from his injuries he sustained in the incident, according to the ME.

At last check, no arrests have been made in connection with the shooting.


A man was found shot dead near his car that he crashed through a wall Tuesday on the city’s Northeast Side.

When San Antonio police arrived before 5 p.m. in the 100 block of Roundtree Lane, near Interstate 35 and Randolph Boulevard, they found the victim lying on the street.

The victim was taken to Brooke Army Medical Center, where he died, police said.

Police believe the man, believed to be in his late teens or early 20s, was involved in a shootout with people in another vehicle before he crashed his car.

According to a preliminary report from SAPD, witnesses stated that they saw a white vehicle flee the location.

Shell casings from a handgun and a rifle were found at the scene, police said.

Police are looking for a white sedan or Jeep-type vehicle.

There was no immediate motive given for the shooting.

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