Man arrested for shooting 19-year-old during fight on North Side, San Antonio police say

SAN ANTONIO – A 42-year-old man was arrested for shooting a 19-year-old during a fight on the North Side last week, according to San Antonio police.

Victor Castro-Aponte is charged with aggravated assault with a deadly weapon and failure to identify to a peace officer.

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The shooting happened just after noon on Wednesday in the 6900 block of San Pedro Avenue.

San Antonio police said the two men were in a physical altercation, and Castro-Aponte left the scene in a vehicle. He returned on foot and shot the 19-year-old from behind, police said.

Castro-Aponte ran off, and the teen was taken to the hospital with non-life-threatening injuries.

Castro-Aponte was arrested on Saturday and he is currently in the Bexar County Jail with an ICE detainer. Records show his pre-hearing is set for June 4. H

San Antonio police respond to an incident on Wednesday, May 1, 2024, in the 6900 block of San Pedro Avenue, south of Loop 410. (Copyright 2024 by KSAT – All rights reserved.)

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