Driver shot in leg by 2 men at West Side intersection, SAPD says

Shooting happened around 1:15 a.m. near N. Zarzamora Street, Culebra Road

SAN ANTONIO – A man in his 20s was taken to an area hospital after being shot by two men on the city’s West Side early Monday morning, according to San Antonio police.

The shooting happened around 1:15 a.m. near the intersection of North Zarzamora Street and Menchaaca, not far from Woodlawn Lake.

According to police, the driver was simply sitting in his car when he was approached by two men dressed in all black at an intersection. That’s when, police say, after the two men engaged the driver, the men for an unknown reason pulled out a gun and shot at the man.

Police said the victim was struck in the leg, but managed to drive off to get help. The suspects fled the area and have not been found.

The wounded man was taken by ambulance to an area hospital, with non-life-threatening injuries. SAPD does not have a description of the men responsible for the shooting. A motive is not currently known.

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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