SAPD releases video of person accused of shooting, killing man downtown in 2021

Leo Cameron, 47, was shot after midnight on Dec. 30, 2021

SAN ANTONIO – San Antonio police are asking for the public’s help with locating and identifying a person accused of killing a man downtown in 2021.

Leo Cameron, 47, was shot at around 12:35 a.m. on Dec. 30, 2021, in the 500 block of Market St., as people left the Alamo Bowl at the Alamodome.

Cameron, 47, was shot in his torso and was pronounced dead at the scene.

A Crime Stoppers report states that witnesses heard the alleged shooter engage in a scuffle with Cameron before a shot was fired.

Witnesses reported seeing the shooter walk to the River Walk and then toward the Henry B. González Convention Center, police said in a Facebook post on Monday. Witnesses reported that the shooter was wearing a pink backpack.

SAPD’s Facebook post also contained a video that showed the man who they believe is a suspect in the case.

HELP US ID THIS SHOOTING SUSPECT: On December 30, 2021, just after midnight, Leo Cameron was shot by an unknown Hispanic male on the 500 Block of Market Street. At the time of the shooting, the Alamo Bowl had ended and spectators were walking away from the Alamo Dome. The shooting occurred close to The Marriott on the Riverwalk. Witnesses reported seeing the suspect wearing a pink backpack. After the shooting, the suspect fled by walking down to the river level, and proceeded to walk along the side walk toward the Convention Center. If anyone recognized the suspect, please call the SAPD Homicide Unit at 210-207-7365.

Posted by San Antonio Police Department on Monday, August 21, 2023

Anyone with information is asked to call SAPD at 210-207-7365.

Crime Stoppers is also offering a reward of up to $5,000 for information leading to an arrest.

Tips can be made by calling Crime Stoppers at 210-224-STOP, texting “Tip 127 plus your tip” to CRIMES (274637), or using the P3 Tips app. Tipsters can remain anonymous.

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