Police believe multiple shooters fired from a white sedan at the corner of Burnet and North Walters. Both victims were believed to be in their 30s.
SAN ANTONIO — Police say about 50 rounds were fired in what appeared to be a drive-by shooting that killed one man and injured another on Tuesday afternoon in east San Antonio.
Officers at the scene said they got a call at about 1:30 p.m. for a shooting at 2106 Burnet, which is a convenience store. They said a white sedan drove by heading north on North Walters, and it’s likely that multiple shooters fired rifles toward the building from the road.
One man was hit in the leg, and another was pronounced dead at the hospital. Police believe the suspect vehicle headed north after the shooting, and said the victims were both believed to be in their 30s.
Police said it was too early to speculate about what motivated the shooting, but confirmed that gang activity is common in this area and shootings like these are usually targeted.
“Somebody was after someone, and this was the result of it,” SAPD Chief William McManus said.
They said that no witnesses have come forward yet. The investigation is ongoing.
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