Man Dies in Drug-Related Shooting on San Antonio's East Side

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A man was shot and killed during an apparent drug deal on the East Side Thursday morning, according to San Antonio police.

SAPD was called to the scene at a Super 8 motel on the 300 block of Roland Road around 9 a.m. When they arrived they found the victim's body in the the parking lot.

The victim, 30, approached a vehicle parked at the motel for a suspected transaction when he was shot from behind, San Antonio Police Chief William McManus told KSAT.

The two perpetrators, who were covered up, fled the scene in a white pickup truck, according to authorities. Officers will review surveillance videos to continue the investigation, KSAT reports.

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