East Side shooting sends 2 teenagers to hospital, SAPD says

Shooting happened just before 11 p.m. near Coleman Street, Bee Street

SAN ANTONIO – Two teenagers are in the hospital after being shot outside a home on the city’s East Side late Monday night, according to San Antonio police.

The shooting happened just before 11 p.m. near the intersection of Coleman Street and Bee Street, not far from North Walters Street and Interstate 35.

According to police, someone with a gun had shot at the teens and then fled. One of the teenagers was shot in the neck and the other was shot in the back, police said. The teenagers, ages 19 and 15, were rushed by ambulance to an area hospital and are in “stable” condition.

A preliminary police report says that one of the teens told officers that they were simply exiting the house when he heard gunshots in the area. He did not see who did the shooting.

SAPD they do not have a description of the gunman. A motive for the shooting is also 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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