Medical Examiner identifies man found dead with multiple gunshot wounds on South Side

The man was found Friday in the 9300 block of Somerset Road

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SAN ANTONIOUpdate (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.

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