Medical examiner identifies man shot, killed inside vehicle on city’s West Side

Frank Rodriguez was fatally shot in 300 block of West Cheryl Drive

SAN ANTONIO – The Bexar County Medical Examiner’s Office has identified a man shot and killed while inside a vehicle on the city’s West Side late Sunday night.

The victim has been identified as Frank Rodriguez, 27.

Officers were called just after 10:30 p.m. to the 300 block of West Cheryl Drive, not far from West Woodlawn Avenue and Northwest 36th Street after receiving word of a shooting.

According to police, officers arrived to find Rodriguez unresponsive sitting in the driver’s seat of a white sedan. He had an apparent gunshot wound and was pronounced dead at the scene.

Police say a shooting had occurred between two vehicles, although it is not exactly clear what led to the gunfire. The suspect vehicle fled in an unknown direction.

Police say so far, they’ve found no witnesses. They also do not have a description of a suspect.

The San Antonio Police Department, the San Antonio Fire Department and EMS all responded to the call.

The investigation is ongoing, police said.

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