A 19-year-old man is recovering in the hospital after being shot in both legs and arms at a gas station in downtown San Antonio on Friday night.
The incident occurred at around 9:13 p.m. in the 500 block of W Cevallos Street. The victim was sitting in the driver’s seat of his car with the passenger window lowered when an unknown assailant approached him, shot him, and fled the scene. The teenager then drove across the parking lot to seek help.
San Antonio police officers who arrived at the scene reported that the victim was in stable condition and had been taken to the hospital with a gunshot wound to each leg and arm.
The investigation is ongoing, and the police have not yet identified any suspects or motives for the shooting.
According to witnesses, the gas station was crowded at the time of the incident, and several people heard the gunshots. The police are urging anyone with information about the shooting to come forward and assist with the investigation.
The shooting has raised concerns about the safety of downtown San Antonio, which has seen an increase in violent crime in recent months. The police have stepped up patrols in the area and are working to address the issue.
The victim’s family has declined to comment on the incident, and it is unclear whether the teenager was targeted or if the shooting was a random act of violence.
As the investigation continues, the police are asking anyone with information about the shooting to contact the San Antonio Police Department or Crime Stoppers.