Man, 21, shot dead in parking lot of North Side apartments after argument, police say

Shooting happened around 10 p.m. in 150 block of Avenue Del Rey

SAN ANTONIO – A 21-year-old man is dead after a shooting in the parking lot of a North Side apartment complex late Wednesday night, according to San Antonio police.

The shooting happened around 10 p.m. at an apartment complex in the 150 block of Avenue Del Rey, not far from both San Pedro Avenue and Highway 281.

According to police, the victim and his girlfriend were hanging out in the parking lot with two other people when an argument ensued with another man. That’s when, police say, the man left and then returned with a gun and then shot the victim several times.

Police said the victim was driven to a nearby medical clinic. He was transported to University Hospital, where he later died.

The shooter and the victim’s girlfriend both ran from the scene. They have not been found. The identity of the person killed has not yet been released.

A preliminary police report said the relationship between the 27-year-old suspect and the victim is not currently known.

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

The investigation is ongoing, police said.

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