Man killed after exchanging gunfire with security guard during ballroom brawl identified

By Mariah Medina - Digital Journalist

SAN ANTONIO - UPDATE: The man killed in a Northeast Side shooting over the weekend was identified as 36-year-old Frank Barrett. 


A man was killed early Sunday morning after he shot at a security guard and the security guard returned fire, killling him, police said.

Police said the man was asked to leave a party at a rental ballroom in the 4100 block of Naco Perrin Boulevard around 5 a.m.

That's when the man walked out of the dance studio and got into a brawl outside, police said. Several more fights errupted and the man went to his car to retrieve a gun, according to police. 

Authorities said the man pointed a gun at the security guard and that the security guard asked the man to put his gun down, but the man opened fire in the guard's direction, prompting a return of gunfire.

The security guard was uninjured. Police have detained the security guard for questioning. No charges have been filed.

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