SAN ANTONIO - A man is fighting for his life after he was shot while sitting in the living room of his South Side home Sunday night.
Police were called to the 200 block of Avondale Avenue around 8:30 p.m. and found the man with a gunshot wound below his right armpit area. According to San Antonio Police Sgt. Paul Rodriguez, the man was with his wife in the living room of the home when he abruptly stood and screamed in pain.
The man thought he had been bitten by something, however, his wife immediately noticed that he was bleeding and called 911.
San Antonio Police say a man in his 60's was shot while inside of his home. His injury was life threatening, but officials say he is now stabilized. For more details surrounding this shooting, tune in to KSAT 12 News at 10. @ksatnews pic.twitter.com/wJ2fsSxlag — Japhanie Gray (@JGrayKSAT) April 22, 2019
The man, who police said is in his early 60s, was taken to San Antonio Military Medical Center with life-threatening injuries, according to Rodriguez.
Witnesses told police that they heard what sounded like fireworks nearby, Rodriguez said. He said right now, investigators do not have a suspect.
Rodriguez said other witnesses estimate they heard around two or three shots fired.
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