NW Side man shot after woman asks him for help

Victim told police man with shotgun showed up, shot him

By Katrina Webber - Crime Fighters Reporter, Ben Spicer - Digital Journalist, Tim Stewart - Photojournalist, David Ibanez - Web - Managing Editor

SAN ANTONIO - A 45-year-old man was shot early Wednesday after he was apparently lured by a woman who asked him for help on the Northwest Side.

San Antonio police found the man at his apartment around 1 a.m. in the 5700 block of North Knoll, suffering from a gunshot wound to his thigh.

Police said the man told them a woman he knows asked him for help and drove her to a vacant home on La Barca Street.

They got out of the car when another man suddenly came out of the dark with a shotgun, a police report said. The gunman made the victim get back into his car.

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While the woman was seated in the back seat, the gunman threatened to shoot the victim and eventually shot him in the thigh, the report said.

The gunman and the woman took off in the car, police said.

The victim was treated at the scene, police said. 

The gunman and woman remain at large.

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