Man shot after verbal dispute outside home on West Side, SAPD says

Incident occurred around 9 p.m. in 3500 block of El Paso Street

SAN ANTONIO – A man was shot in the abdomen following a verbal dispute outside his home on the city’s West Side late Wednesday night, according to San Antonio police.

The shooting happened around 9 p.m. outside a house in the 3500 block of El Paso Street, not far from both Castroville Road and Our Lady of the Lake University.

According to police, the man was working on a bicycle in front of his house when a black vehicle pulled up alongside him and began to yell at him. That’s when, police say, an altercation ensued and then someone inside the vehicle pulled out a gun and fired, striking the man in the chest. The vehicle sped off after the shooting.

Detectives are now looking over the area for any possible clues. SAPD says so far, there are no witnesses and no suspect information.

The wounded man was taken by EMS to an area hospital. He is expected to be able to recover.

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

The investigation into the shooting is ongoing, police said.

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