13-year-old arrested for capital murder in shooting death of man, 65, during carjacking attempt

SAPD: 3 other men arrested after vehicle chase; boy admitted shooting victim during robbery

SAN ANTONIO – A 65-year-old man is dead and a 13-year-old boy is in custody following a fatal shooting and attempted carjacking on the city’s North Side, according to San Antonio police.

The Bexar County Medical Examiner’s Office has identified the man killed as Muhammad Khan Pazir.

The shooting happened around 3 p.m. Saturday in the 12600 block of Blanco Road.

According to police, officers arrived to find a man dead from apparent gunshot wounds.

Police said the 13-year-old attempted to steal the man’s vehicle in a parking lot.

During the attempt, the teen fired a gun at the victim, police said. The man was pronounced dead at the scene.

SAPD said sometime after the shooting, officers were able to track down the teen’s vehicle, which was reported as stolen at an apartment complex in the 10300 block of Sahara Drive, and, while there, detectives witnessed four people get inside the car.

Officers tried to conduct a traffic stop, but the vehicle instead sped off. They were eventually able to corral the vehicle and take all four into custody.

Police said the suspected shooter, an unidentified 13-year-old boy, admitted to shooting the victim during the robbery.

The teen was booked on charges of capital murder, felony evading, unlawfully carrying a weapon, unauthorized use of motor vehicle and an active warrant. Police say it is still an active investigation.

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Spencer Heath is a Digital Journalist at KSAT. Spencer graduated from the University of Texas at Austin, where he studied Radio-Television-Film. He’s worked as a journalist in San Antonio since June of 2022. Outside the newsroom, he enjoys watching movies and spending time with family.

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