Woman shot while driving on Southeast Side, police say

Incident occurred just before 1 a.m. in 200 block of Baldwin Ave.

SAN ANTONIO – A woman in her 50s was shot while driving on the city’s Southeast Side early Thursday morning, according to San Antonio police.

The shooting happened just before 1 a.m. in the 200 block of Baldwin Avenue, not far from South Olive Street and Interstate 37 South.

According to police, the woman was heading to a store and was traveling on Baldwin Avenue when she was shot twice, once in the neck and once in the upper extremities.

Police said the victim told officers she saw two people with flashlights coming out of a garage and that they began shooting at her.

The woman was taken by ambulance to Brooke Army Medical Center, where at last check, she was listed in “stable” condition.

SAPD said the suspected shooters may have gotten into a Dodge truck and that they fled after the shooting. They have not been found.

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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