‘I miss him’: Daughter of road-rage shooting victim shares his memory, arrest made in case
This week San Antonio police arrested 20-year-old Joe Longoria. He is responsible for taking the life of 49-year-old Ines Quiroga by shooting him out of road rage near Goliad and Interstate 410 earlier this month.
Rain complicates explosion investigation on far Southeast Side
Rain has complicated an investigation into an explosion that killed four people on the Southeast Side over the weekend. SAFD said Sunday that “the blast site became flooded with rainwater that required pumping out before investigators could continue.”
SAPD: 1 dead, 5 injured after shootout over cell phone at Southeast Side trailer park
One man has died and five others are injured after a shootout over a cell phone at a Southeast Side trailer park, police said. Officers were called to the 5300 block of Southcross Ranch Road for a shooting around 10:40 p.m. Thursday.mysanantonio.com
Daywatch: A third of PPP money went to large businesses in Illinois, see how your neighbors voted and ‘Shameless’ executive producer shares Chicago memories
Chicago drill rapper G Herbo grew up on the Southeast Side in an area dubbed “Terror Town,” a far cry from the world of private jets, tropical villas and designer puppies. But as his star rose with collaborations with the likes of Nicki Minaj and Chief Keef and money rolled in, Herbo, whose real name is Herbert Wright III, said he started to realize it was time to move on from his past and embrace his newfound fame. Now Wright, finds himself with new difficulties.chicagotribune.com
Wrong-way driver, 2-year-old boy killed in head-on collision on SE Side
The wrong-driver of an SUV and a 2-year-old passenger in a sedan were killed in a head-on collision in the Southeast Side on Friday night, San Antonio police said. Officer Alisia Pruneda, a San Antonio police spokeswoman, said they received a report before 6:30 p.m. about a woman in her 30s driving a silver SUV in the 3700 block of East Southcross Boulevard eastbound in the westbound lanes.mysanantonio.com
Man found with gunshot wounds in front of Southeast Side home later dies at hospital
San Antonio police arrived to the scene of a shooting Sunday to find a 44-year-old man suffering from gunshot wounds in the front of a Southeast Side residence. Officers were called to the 500 block of Antoinette Drive just before 6 p.m. for a shooting in progress. When they arrived, they found the man unresponsive with gunshot wounds to his torso and upper extremities, SAPD said.mysanantonio.com
Pedestrian killed crossing Southeast Side highway identified
A man who was killed while crossing a highway on the Southeast Side was identified by the Bexar County Medical Examiner's Office. Rodolfo Medina Jr., 43, was fatally struck at about 6 p.m. on Loop 410 near Rigsby Avenue and East Southcross Boulevard, San Antonio police said.mysanantonio.com
Tip leads police to driver accused in deadly Southeast Side hit-and-run
A tip resulted in the arrest of a hit-and-run driver who told police he left the scene of the fatal Southeast Side incident because he was scared and panicked. Jerome Armstrong, 50, was arrested Monday and charged with failure to stop and render aid resulting in death. Armstrong, who was driving a 1997 GMC Sierra west on Pecan Valley, told police he didn’t see Kim and struck him at about 10 p.m., according to an affidavit. While the other drivers remained with Kim, Armstrong got back inside the pickup and drove away. Armstrong said he knew he should have stayed, but left because he panicked and was scared, the affidavit states.mysanantonio.com
SAPD: Human skeletal remains found in wooded area behind Southeast Side nursing home
Human skeletal remains were found in a wooded area behind a Southeast Side nursing home Wednesday afternoon, according to San Antonio police. According to Greene, the skeletal remains were about 15 to 20 yards behind the building in a wooded area and appear to have been scattered about by animals, making it difficult for police to determine how long the remains were behind the nursing home. FIND OUT FIRST: Get San Antonio breaking news directly to your inboxThe area where the remains were found is near a frequently used walking trail, Greene said. Police do not have many leads, a cause of death or identity, but female clothing and alcohol bottles were found near the remains, Greene said. The nursing home did not report any of their residents going missing in the last few months, according to Greene.mysanantonio.com
SAPD: Human remains found in wooded area behind Southeast Side nursing home
Taylor PettawayHuman remains were found in a wooded area behind a Southeast Side nursing home Wednesday afternoon, according to San Antonio police. Police said the remains were located near the Rio at Mission Trails, located in the 6200 block of New Braunfels Avenue, which is near the nursing home.mysanantonio.com
Police identify person of interest in case of dead body found on Southeast Side road
San Antonio Police DepartmentSan Antonio police have identified a person of interest in connection with a man found dead on the side of a Southeast Side road. Police are searching for 20-year-old Mark Talamantez, who they would like to speak to about the death of 25-year-old Shawn Gaitan, who was found dead near the intersection of Hildebrandt and Cacias roads on June 27.mysanantonio.com
BCSO continues to search Southeast Side property for man missing since July
Bexar County Sheriff's Office investigators are still searching a Southeast Side property for a missing man believed to be dead. BCSO has five days to search the property per state regulation, and the department intends to use every minute of it until Perry is found, department spokesman Johnny Garcia said. RELATED: Southeast Side site searched for man missing since July altercation“They may be young but they are very very dangerous individuals,” he said. According to the sheriff, Perry was possibly lured to the Foster area to be robbed by the suspects. Salazar said BCSO brought in a machine that digs into the ground inch by inch until they have searched the entire 1.5 acre property.mysanantonio.com
Southeast Side site searched for man missing since July altercation
A tip about a man missing since July and believed dead led Bexar County deputies to search a Southeast Side property Tuesday afternoon. Curtis Perry, 39, was last seen July 29 near the 9400 block of South Foster Road, investigators said. According to the sheriff, Perry was possibly lured to the Foster area to be robbed by the suspects. Salazar said around that time, investigators believe the suspects in Perry’s case were also involved in a crime spree in the area and surrounding counties. A reward of as much as $5,000 is still being offered in the case, Salazar said.mysanantonio.com
Officers seek several men in Southeast Side shooting, San Antonio police say
SAN ANTONIO Several men are on the run after a fight led to a shooting on the Southeast Side, leaving two people injured, officials said. Police said two groups of men were fighting on Bolmore Drive when someone pulled out a gun and fired. One person was shot right above the knee and taken to the hospital, and another person was found unconscious from a physical beating, police say. Officers said they are looking for three men who ran toward Goliad Road and Pecan Valley Drive.
72-year-old man hospitalized after stabbing on the Southeast Side
72-year-old man hospitalized after stabbing on the Southeast SideA 72-year-old man was hospitalized after getting stabbed in the abdomen on the Southeast Side, according to police. A 72-year-old man was hospitalized after getting stabbed in the abdomen on the Southeast Side, according to police. Photo: 21 Pro Video Photo: 21 Pro Video Image 1 of / 1 Caption Close 72-year-old man hospitalized after stabbing on the Southeast Side 1 / 1 Back to GalleryA 72-year-old man was hospitalized after getting stabbed in the abdomen on the Southeast Side, according to police. Officers responded to the area of 100 Menlo Boulevard around 11:00 p.m. late Saturday night where they found a man in the street with stab wounds. Police say that someone approached the man and stabbed him in the abdomen.mysanantonio.com
SAPD: Elderly man in critical condition after Southeast Side stabbing
SAN ANTONIO An elderly man is hospitalized and in critical condition after he was stabbed in the abdomen overnight on the Southeast Side, according to San Antonio police. Officials said the 72-year-old man was walking down the street when someone approached him and stabbed him in the abdomen. Man in serious condition after being shot in the chest on the Southeast Side, police sayPolice found the man in the middle of the street when they arrived on scene. The man was then taken to the San Antonio Military Medical Center in critical condition. The victims vehicle was found down the street from the incident and officials say he does not live in the neighborhood.
Woman recounts moments before massive flames ripped through her home
SAN ANTONIO A Southeast Side family needs help after everything they owned went up in flames in a massive fire that broke out Sunday evening. It happened so quick, said Lori Farr, the woman renting the mobile home. Unfortunately, Farr lost the ashes of her brother, who died just a year ago. I just thank God above that they are OK.I thank God that my mom is safe, Farr said through tears. My son is safe, my fianc is safe and that we all made it out safe.
Southeast Side family without a home following fire, officials say
SAN ANTONIO One family on the far Southeast Side is now without a place to call home after their residence was destroyed in a fire, according to the Bexar County Emergency Services District. The fire happened around 8 p.m. Sunday and fully engulfed a mobile home on Palm Park Boulevard and Aleta, just off of Highway 281. Fire officials said both the mobile home and another residence nearby were damaged in the fire; however, the mobile home was deemed a total loss. The other residence that was involved in the fire was not deemed a total loss. Multiple agencies responded to the scene with four fire engines, two tankers and various command vehicles from different departments.
One man is in critical condition after shooting at a VIA bus stop
One man is in critical condition after shooting at a VIA bus stopOne person is in critical condition after a shooting at a VIA bus stop on the Southeast Side, according to the San Antonio Police Department. One person is in critical condition after a shooting at a VIA bus stop on the Southeast Side, according to the San Antonio Police Department. Photo: Mark Dunphy Photo: Mark Dunphy Image 1 of / 5 Caption Close One man is in critical condition after shooting at a VIA bus stop 1 / 5 Back to GalleryOne person is in critical condition after a shooting at a VIA bus stop on the Southeast Side, according to the San Antonio Police Department. The victim was transported to a local hospital in critical condition with a gunshot wound to his upper torso. Barbara Harr was taking her mother to an appointment nearby when she noticed police vehicles massed around the bus stop.mysanantonio.com
Affidavit: Man arrested after deadly shootout on Southeast Side
Affidavit: Man arrested after deadly shootout on Southeast SideTrey Lanez Duncan, 26, was charged with murder in connection with a shooting April 21 on the Southeast Side. Trey Lanez Duncan, 26, was charged with murder in connection with a shooting April 21 on the Southeast Side. Photo: Bexar County Sheriff's Office Photo: Bexar County Sheriff's Office Image 1 of / 1 Caption Close Affidavit: Man arrested after deadly shootout on Southeast Side 1 / 1 Back to GalleryA 26-year-old man was charged with murder Monday in connection to a shootout that left one man dead on the Southeast Side last month, according to an arrest affidavit. Because no one in the crowd was injured, police determined that Adams and Duncan were focused on each other, the affidavit said. Duncan told police he shot Adams in self defense but never gave police a reason for the shooting, the affidavit said.mysanantonio.com
Southeast Side blaze being investigated as arson
Southeast Side blaze being investigated as arsonSan Antonio firefighters were called to the 100 block of F Street just before 4 a.m. Wednesday April 29, for the structure in the back of the resident's property. When crews arrived, the structure was completely engulfed in flames but firefighters were able to knock it down in about 10 minutes. When crews arrived, the structure was ... more Photo: Ken Branca Photo: Ken Branca Image 1 of / 14 Caption Close Southeast Side blaze being investigated as arson 1 / 14 Back to GalleryInvestigators are looking into arson as the possible cause of a fire that destroyed the back house at a Southeast Side home. San Antonio firefighters were called to the 100 block of F Street just before 4 a.m. for the structure in the back of the resident's property. An arson investigator was called out to determine the cause of the fire.mysanantonio.com
BCSO: Burglary suspects led deputies on chase through Southeast Side
BCSO: Burglary suspects led deputies on chase through Southeast SideThree men have been arrested after leading Bexar County Sheriff's deputies on a car chase through the far Southeast Side. Three men have been arrested after leading Bexar County Sheriff's deputies on a car chase through the far Southeast Side. Photo: Ken Branca Photo: Ken Branca Image 1 of / 6 Caption Close BCSO: Burglary suspects led deputies on chase through Southeast Side 1 / 6 Back to GalleryThree men have been arrested after leading Bexar County Sheriff's deputies on a car chase through the far Southwest Side. The chase started near Loop 1604 and Wiseman Road at around 2 a.m., after deputies came across the men who were believed to be burglary suspects, officials said. FIND OUT FIRST: Get San Antonio breaking news directly to your inboxThe suspects tried to escape deputies for nearly 20 minutes before the chase ended near Dragon Lane.mysanantonio.com
Police searching for suspect after shooting at Southeast Side apartment
Police searching for suspect after shooting at Southeast Side apartmentSan Antonio Police are searching for a suspect after a 22-year-od was shot following a disturbance at a Southeast Side apartment complex, near the 6200 block of S. New Braunfels Avenue. San Antonio Police are searching for a suspect after a 22-year-od was shot following a disturbance at a Southeast Side apartment complex, near the 6200 block of S. New Braunfels Avenue. Photo: Google Maps Photo: Google Maps Image 1 of / 1 Caption Close Police searching for suspect after shooting at Southeast Side apartment 1 / 1 Back to GallerySan Antonio Police are searching for the shooter in a disturbance at a Southeast Side apartment complex. Officers were called to the 6200 block of S. New Braunfels Avenue at around 1 a.m. Wednesday for reports of a shooting. Witnesses told police the man and a woman were involved in a disturbance with a group of five people outside one of the apartment buildings.mysanantonio.com
Police ID teenager killed after he and his sibling shot in 'targeted' attack on Southeast Side
Police ID teenager killed after he and his sibling shot in 'targeted' attack on Southeast SideA 17-year-old is dead and his sibling was hospitalized after a targeted attack in their home early Monday morning, said San Antonio Police Chief William McManus. A 17-year-old is dead and his sibling was hospitalized after a targeted attack in their home early Monday morning, said San Antonio Police Chief William McManus. Photo: Ken Branca Photo: Ken Branca Image 1 of / 18 Caption Close Police ID teenager killed after he and his sibling shot in 'targeted' attack on Southeast Side 1 / 18 Back to GalleryA teenager is dead and his sibling was hospitalized after a targeted attack in their home Monday morning, according to San Antonio Police Chief William McManus. When he answered the door, he was shot, McManus said. FIND OUT FIRST: Get San Antonio breaking news directly to your inbox"This was definitely not a random attack, this was targeted," McManus said.mysanantonio.com
Teen accused of shooting at homes in Southeast Side neighborhood
Teen accused of shooting at homes in Southeast Side neighborhoodShayan Zendehdel Arjaghi, 18, is accused of shooting at three homes during a drive-by shooting on Sunday, March 1, 2020, in the 3500 block of Goliad Road, according to court records. Shayan Zendehdel Arjaghi, 18, is accused of shooting at three homes during a drive-by shooting on Sunday, March 1, 2020, in the 3500 block of Goliad Road, according to court records. Photo: Bexar County Photo: Bexar County Image 1 of / 1 Caption Close Teen accused of shooting at homes in Southeast Side neighborhood 1 / 1 Back to GalleryA teen is accused of peppering three Southeast Side houses with gunfire during a drive-by shooting Sunday night, according to court records. Shayan Zendehdel Arjaghi, 18, was initially booked into jail Tuesday for unlawfully carrying a firearm and possession of marijuana. He was charged Thursday with three counts of deadly conduct with a firearm in connection with Sundays shooting.mysanantonio.com
Video shows man breaking into Southeast Side business, police say
SAN ANTONIO - New surveillance video footage shows a Southeast Side business being burglarized multiple times. Police believe one man is responsible for breaking into the Take Five Oil on Southeast Military Drive. The suspect was seen on camera stealing a safe containing deposits in early September. A similar-looking suspect was seen again on Thursday morning, this time with his face covered. Management believes he may have been involved in up to four break-ins this year.
Man shot in head during apparent drug deal, police say
SAN ANTONIO - A local man was grazed in the head by a bullet during an apparent drug deal overnight, San Antonio police said Monday. According to police, the victim, and a group of men were attempting to purchase marijuana when the drug deal took a violent turn. Police said a man fired upon the group, just before running off. Authorities said the 24-year-old victim was grazed by a bullet and was taken to Brooke Army Medical Center with a non-life-threatening injury. So far, no arrests have been made in the case.
Video captures apartment fire SAFD believes may have been intentionally set
SAN ANTONIO - Neighbors and first responders rushed to get residents out of their homes at an apartment complex on the city's Southeast Side. Firefighters say they have reason to believe someone ignited a fire on a first floor apartment balcony Saturday morning. She soon realized there was one member of her family stuck inside the apartment: her service dog. Brown said she had a tough time convincing her best friend Hercules to get out of the apartment. We were also out here last week for suspicious fire set in the exterior of this same building," Hall said.
Caught on camera: Surveillance video shows moments before shooting at Southeast Side food mart
SAN ANTONIO - Newly released video shows the moment a masked man opened fire inside a Southeast Side food mart. The shooting happened Oct. 10 at the A-Z Food Mart in the 4000 block of East Southcross Boulevard. The surveillance video appears to show a man with dread locks holding one of the employees at gunpoint outside of the convenient store. "Once the door swung open and I heard that first shot, my first reaction was to throw myself to the floor," Sammy Fonteboa said. "My kids need me ... and I can't just give up that fast," Fonteboa said, recalling the moments after he was shot.
Building inspection leads to discovery of decomposing body on Southeast Side, police say
SAN ANTONIO - Updated on Oct. 21, 2019: The man was identified as Randy Sauceda. Original story:A building inspection led to the discovery of a decomposing body found on the Southeast Side, police said. The body was found Monday afternoon on Ward Avenue and South Presa Street. San Antonio police said the owner of the building was having the facility accessed by contractors and was doing an inspection when they came across the body in one of the back buildings. For now, they're treating the case as an apparent sudden death.
'More than just money': Chicago parents warm to teachers' contract demands
Hundreds of teachers and supporters march, days before the teacher's union was set to go on strike if a contract settlement was not reached, in Chicago, Illinois, U.S. October 14, 2019. In addition to wage increases, the Chicago Teachers Union (CTU) is demanding more funding to ease overcrowded classrooms and hire more support staff, two perennial issues plaguing the third-largest U.S. school district. I dont think the teachers are being unreasonable whatsoever, because they are fighting for more than just money, she said. Overcrowding and a shortage of support staff are reflections of a systemic inequality throughout the system, according to many parents and educators. Willie Preston, a 34-year-old father of six, sees bad blood between the teachers union and the mayor behind the strike threat.feeds.reuters.com
2 store clerks shot during SE Side robbery attempt, police say
SAN ANTONIO - Two local food mart employees were shot during an attempted robbery on the city's Southeast Side late Thursday night, San Antonio police said. Officers were called just after 10 p.m. to the A-Z Food Mart in the 4000 block of East Southcross after receiving reports of a shooting. According to police, a man entered the store with a handgun demanding money but the two store clerks refused. Police said the culprit fled on foot firing his gun, shooting a 32-year-old woman in the leg and a 36-year-old man in the backside. The wounded clerks were taken by EMS to Brooke Army Medical Center for their injuries.
One arrested after police raid Southeast Side home
SAN ANTONIO - A high-risk narcotics search warrant conducted on the Southeast Side of town resulted in one man being arrested and one dog fatally shot by police. "Our narcotics unit partnered with SWAT to execute this high-risk search warrant," said Alisia Pruneda, PIO with SAPD. Pruneda said during the warrant execution, they had an obstacle in their way that they are all too familiar with, an aggressive dog. "What we know in our experience, and in our training, drug dealers do use large aggressive animals to impede or present obstacles for us to either make arrests or make locations." As they made entry in the gate, they made contact with a very large aggressive dog.
Storage building catches fire on East Side
A storage building caught fire Monday morning on the city's East Side. This is the second time the building in the 700 block of W.W. White Road has caught fire. Related: Fire destroys Southeast Side homeSan Antonio fire officials said arson investigators are looking into the blaze because there were no occupants and the home had electricity. Related: Firefighters rescue woman from burning East Side homeFire officials said the fire caused about $40,000 in damage.
Three in custody following DPS chase on SE Side
SAN ANTONIO - Three people were taken into custody Sunday afternoon after a car involved in a chase with Texas Department of Public Safety troopers crashed through a fence on the Southeast Side. The suspects, two men and one woman, all appeared to be in their 20s. The woman was treated at the scene by paramedics. None of the suspects appeared to suffer serious injuries. There is no word from DPS officials on what charges the suspects will face.
SAPD: Argument between 2 couples leads to shooting on SE Side
SAN ANTONIO - An argument between two couples led to a shot being fired at one of the couple outside a Southeast Side shopping center, according to the San Antonio Police Department. Around 11:34 a.m. Wednesday, officers with the Police Department went to the shopping center in the 3100 block of SE Military Drive in response to the shooting. While at the scene, San Antonio police later learned that one of the two couples had threatened the other before driving off in their vehicle and firing a shot at them. No one was injured in the incident but a vehicle did have a bullet hole, according to police. San Antonio police said officers are working to gather more information and searching the area to find the people responsible for the shooting.
Good Samaritans met with threats while trying to help truck driver involved in crash
SAN ANTONIO - Drivers who pulled over to help after a semitruck struck a guardrail on the Southeast Side were met with threats from the driver, police said. Witnesses told police the driver of the truck claimed to have a gun and threatened to shoot. An officer tried to get to the driver, but the driver put the truck in gear and tried to get away. An officer used a stun gun on the driver. They said the driver is facing a charge for resisting arrest but more charges could be added.
SAPD: Driver charged with intoxicated manslaughter after wrong-way fatal crash
SAN ANTONIO - A driver is charged with intoxicated manslaughter after a fatal wrong-way crash happened early Saturday morning on San Antonio's Southeast Side. Police were called to the 9400 block of Southeast Loop 410 shortly before 5 a.m. to respond to the crash, according to information provided by the San Antonio Police Department. The suspected drunken driver was traveling the wrong way in a black Dodge Ram pickup before coliding with a Chevrolet S-10 pickup, police said. The other driver was taken to San Antonio Military Medical Center in critical condition. The driver of the Ram, who has not yet been identified, will be charged with intoxicated manslaughter and taken to Bexar County Jail after being released from the hospital.