Man fatally shot while allegedly trying to break into a car near UTSA, SAPD says

It happened at an apartment complex less than two minutes from the UTSA campus.

SAN ANTONIO — A man was shot and killed while allegedly trying to break into a car near the UTSA campus, police say.

San Antonio Police were dispatched to the 13900 block of Babcock Road near UTSA Boulevard around 2:23 a.m. Monday for reports of a shooting.

Officers arrived at The Reserve San Antonio, which is less than two minutes from the UTSA campus, and found a gunshot victim mortally wounded. Online it says this is student housing but they do lease to the public, so it’s unclear who may have been involved.

Investigators say they were told a man was attempting to break into a car when a resident saw and shot him. It’s unclear if the car belonged to the resident but officers did take a statement from him.

As for the suspect, he later died from his injuries.

At this time, the shooting remains under investigation.

This is a developing story.


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