Support Local Journalism, Join the SA Current Press Club.

Two Dead and Five Injured In Shooting at San Antonio Live Music Club Ventura 

  • Facebook / Ventura

Two people were killed and five others injured during a shooting inside San Antonio music venue Ventura.

Officers were called to the bar just after 8 p.m. Sunday night, according to a KXAN news report.

San Antonio Police Chief William McManus said an argument led to the shooting inside the club.

A hip-hop show, was being held there.

  • Facebook / Ventura

The individuals who were shot were patrons at the club. One died at the scene, while another 6 were transported to the hospital. One was pronounced dead shortly after arrival.

Michael Carrillo, who took over as owner of the venue in 2016, was unable to give a statement as of press time.

***Updated as of 8:35 a.m.***

25-year-old Alejandro "Alex" Robles has been identified as one of the victims of a sho0ting according to a KENS 5, report.

A second victim was later identified as 21-year-old Robert Jay Martinez III. The report said he died at the scene, according to the police.

McManus said he's confident that a suspect will be identified and in custody soon.

Hours after the shooting, officials continued their investigation. SAPD officers combed the River Walk near the bar with flashlights searching for clues and possible signs of the suspect still at large.

This is a developing story.

Stay on top of San Antonio news and views. Sign up for our Weekly Headlines Newsletter.

Support Local Journalism.
Join the San Antonio Current Press Club

Local journalism is information. Information is power. And we believe everyone deserves access to accurate independent coverage of their community and state. Our readers helped us continue this coverage in 2020, and we are so grateful for the support.

Help us keep this coverage going in 2021. Whether it's a one-time acknowledgement of this article or an ongoing membership pledge, your support goes to local-based reporting from our small but mighty team.

Join the San Antonio Press Club for as little as $5 a month.

Read the Digital Print Issue

January 12, 2022

View more issues


Join SA Current Newsletters

Sign Up Now

Subscribe now to get the latest news delivered right to your inbox.


© 2022 San Antonio Current

Website powered by Foundation