Suspect shot, killed after critically wounding security guard, SAPD says

The shooting happened at 11:59 p.m. in the 18300 block of Blanco Rd.

SAN ANTONIO – A suspect is dead, and a man is in the hospital after a shooting on the far North Side on Saturday night.

San Antonio police said the shooting happened just before midnight outside the Garden Bistro bar on Blanco Road near Loop 1604.

Investigators said the suspect showed up at the bar and shot a member of security at the front door.

An armed security guard returned fire, killing the suspect.

At last check, the victim was in critical condition.

The suspect’s name has not been released.

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