Man shot in face at Far West Side gas station

Suspect at large, police say

By Mariah Medina - Digital Journalist, Garrett Brnger - Reporter

SAN ANTONIO - A man in his 20s was shot in the face in the parking lot of a Chevron gas station on the Far West Side Sunday afternoon.

Police were called to the Chevron at 8210 Marbach Road around 4 p.m. for a reported shooting in progress.

The victim was taken to University Hospital with life-threatening injuries. 

Police said the shooter fled the scene and that they are speaking with multiple witnesses to get a description of the person.

Police did not say what led up to the shooting.

A woman who said she knows the victim said she heard a single gunshot and saw the man with a gunshot wound to his face.

The woman, who asked not to be named, said she didn't see who shot the man, but saw the man's girlfriend covered in blood, screaming. She said the victim is homeless.

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