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Mother of teen killed in West Side shooting seeks answers in son’s death

SAN ANTONIO – A mom is determined for answers after her 15-year-old son was killed in a shooting on the West Side final month.

The Bexar County Medical Examiner’s Office recognized the sufferer as Ethan Soto.

The teen died after he was shot round 3:15 p.m. on May 17 in the 2000 block of Alston Street, simply east of Callaghan Road.

Police stated Soto was meeting somebody down the road when an argument ensued, and he was shot.

“I love him … I miss him. I would have never let him go,” stated Gloria Cordova, Soto’s mom.

Police stated two folks discovered the teen and tried to assist him, however he died on the scene.

Authorities stated two youngsters, one probably the shooter, have been detained. A firearm, nonetheless, was not recovered. At final test, no costs have been filed in this case.

“I have a lot of questions, and I start going to “What if?” There’s not even one lead. One lead was a useless finish, and it ended,” stated Cordova.


Soto’s mom stated her son had an enormous coronary heart. She recalled the final dialog together with her son began with an argument. She takes consolation in how that speak ended earlier than she left for work.

“He knocks on the door, and he says, ‘I love you, mom.’ I opened the door, and I said I love you too, son. Let’s drop this and just move on,’” Cordova stated. “He said, ‘I love you, and he gave me a hug, which, had that not happened and we stayed upset, it would have weighed heavy on me.”

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