Boy shot while walking; suspects crash SUV, get detained at urgent care clinic

Police unsure of motive for shooting

SAN ANTONIO – Two boys shot at another boy while he was walking home in his Northeast Side neighborhood.

A boy was walking on the sidewalk along Sunset Terrace when a vehicle with two juveniles inside pulled up and started shooting at him, an SAPD sergeant said.

The boy was hit by the gunfire. He ran before he collapsed. The teens in the vehicle drove off and crashed into a pole nearby.

Police received a call for the crash and then a shooting, the sergeant said.

The boy who was shot was transported to Brooke Army Medical Center; however, his condition was unknown by police.

The sergeant said that a woman witnessed the crash and saw one of the boys dragging the other from the SUV.

Unaware of the shooting that preceded the crash, the woman drove the boys to a nearby urgent care. Police were called to the facility and detained both boys.

Police said a nearby school was put into lockdown as a precaution but it was lifted after the two boys were detained.

Investigators recovered a firearm at the urgent care facility and found several bullet casings on the street where the boy was shot.

Police said they did not know of a motive for the shooting.

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Mason Hickok is a digital producer trainee at KSAT. He graduated from the University of Texas at San Antonio with a communication degree and a minor in film studies. He also spent two years working at The Paisano, the independent student newspaper at UTSA. Outside of the newsroom, he enjoys the outdoors, walking his dogs and listening to podcasts.

Joe Arredondo is a photojournalist at KSAT 12.