SAN ANTONIO – Update (Jan. 24):
The Bexar County Medical Examiner’s Office has identified a man who was found dead with multiple gunshot wounds on the city’s South Side on Friday.
The man was identified as 19-year-old Joe Louie Cade.
Cade’s cause of death was determined to be a homicide with a gunshot wound to the back.
A man was found dead with a gunshot wound to his cheek on the city’s South Side, according to San Antonio police.
At 9:05 p.m. Friday, SAPD responded to reports of a deceased person in the 9300 block of Somerset Road.
Upon arrival, a witness told officers a body was in a grassy area behind a mound of dirt nearby and took them to the body.
SAPD says the man, believed to be in his 20s, was found lying on the ground with a visible bullet hole in his cheek.
EMS responded to the scene and confirmed the man’s death.
The witness was taken to investigators for a statement, police said.
This is an ongoing investigation.