Support Local Journalism, Join the SA Current Press Club.

Tuesday, December 27, 2016

12-year-old Boy Shot While Riding in Truck on Loop 410

Posted By on Tue, Dec 27, 2016 at 10:50 AM

click image SP-PHOTO / SHUTTERSTOCK.COM
  • SP-Photo / Shutterstock.com
A 12-year-old boy was shot in the neck while riding in the backseat of a moving truck on NE Loop 410 Monday night.

The unknown suspect shot the boy from a passing car around midnight, reaching up over the top of the car from the passenger side to fire directly into the truck's backseat window where the 12-year-old was sitting. The boy (who we're not identifying at this point) was rushed to University Hospital with life-threatening injuries to his neck and shoulder but is now in stable condition, according to authorities.



According to a San Antonio Police Department report, the boy was hit by a single bullet fired from the neighboring car — and no one else in the car was hurt. Police remain unclear about what prompted the shooting or who was the intended target.


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

July 28, 2021

View more issues

Newsletters

Join SA Current Newsletters

Sign Up Now

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

Calendar

© 2021 San Antonio Current

Website powered by Foundation