Woman hit in leg by stray bullet while she was sitting at park on east side

The victim told police she had been sitting with her husband at the basketball court when she heard what sounded like a firecracker and realized she’d been shot.

SAN ANTONIO — A woman was hit by a stray bullet while sitting at an east-side park with her husband.

Police were called out to the Methodist Converse Emergency Center at 6400 Mallard Meadow around 1:25 a.m. Wednesday for reports of a woman shot.

When officers arrived at the location, they found a woman in her 40s with a gunshot wound to the back of her leg. 

As per hospital protocol, the emergency room called police to report the shooting.

The victim told police that she was sitting near the basketball court with her husband at Sunrise Park located on Glacier Sun when they heard what sounded like fireworks. 

The woman realized she had been shot and her husband drove her down the street to the hospital.

Police went by the park and secured the crime scene near the basketball court.

Officials say they have not been able to find a possible suspect. 

The incident is still under investigation.

[embedded content]

Learn more about KENS 5:

Since going on the air in 1950, KENS 5 has strived to be the best, most trusted news and entertainment source for generations of San Antonians.

KENS 5 has brought numerous firsts to South Texas television, including being the first local station with a helicopter, the first with its own Doppler radar and the first to air a local morning news program.

Over the years, KENS 5 has worked to transform local news. Our cameras have been the lens bringing history into local viewers’ homes. We’re proud of our legacy as we serve San Antonians today.

Today, KENS 5 continues to set the standard in local broadcasting and is recognized by its peers for excellence and innovation. The KENS 5 News team focuses on stories that really matter to our community.

You can find KENS 5 in more places than ever before, including KENS5.com, the KENS 5 app, the KENS 5 YouTube channel, KENS 5’s Roku and Fire TV apps, and across social media on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and more!

Want to get in touch with someone at KENS 5? You can send a message using our Contacts page or email one of our team members.

Original News Source