Man killed after being shot multiple times in chest identified

Shooting occurred just before 2:30 a.m. in 100 block of General Krueger Blvd

By Ben Spicer - Web Producer

SAN ANTONIO - UPDATE: The medical examiner's office identified the victim as 28-year-old Junior Mejia-Chacon.

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San Antonio police are looking for the person responsible for a shooting that killed a man early early Monday morning.

The shooting was reported just before 2:30 a.m. in the 100 block of General Krueger Boulevard, which is located not far from Blanco Road and Basse Road on the city's North Side.

According to police, the victim, a man in his late 30s to early 40s, was shot multiple times in the chest. Police said witnesses saw the victim talking to the suspect prior to the shooting. 

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The victim was taken to University Hospital for his injuries where he later died. His name is not currently known.

Police said the suspect left the scene on foot and that they used both the Eagle helicopter as well as K-9s to assist in the search. 

A description of the shooter has not been released.

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