BCSO responding to human smuggling operation with over 20 people found inside wooden building, officials say

Deputies say they discovered over 20 human smuggling victims in a wooden building – that has no A/C on a property in South Bexar County.

SAN ANTONIO — Bexar County authorities are responding to a human smuggling operation in far South Bexar County Thursday afternoon. 

Deputies say they discovered over 20 human smuggling victims in a wooden building at the front of a property near 1604 & Oak Island Drive. 

Authorities say there was no A/C inside the structure. Several of the people found are being transported to a local hospital for heat exhaustion. 

Multiple BCSO vehicles are on scene and the San Antonio Fire Department is assisting. 

Sheriff Javier Salazar is expected to provide more details about the operation. 

This is a developing story.

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