San Antonio

Teenage shooting victims crash car while attempting to run away, police say

SAN ANTONIO – Two suspects are on the run after a shooting on town’s Northeast Side leaves three teenagers injured, in accordance to San Antonio police.

SAPD responded to a shooting in progress name at round 4:15 p.m. Sunday within the 5600 block of Walzem Road.

Upon arrival, officers discovered two shooting victims, ages starting from 16 to 17 years previous, injured inside a white KIA.

One sufferer was shot within the chest and brought to the hospital in crucial situation.

The second sufferer was grazed within the arm and brought to an space hospital.

Police say the victims crashed the car while attempting to get away from a suspect car that shot at them after the crash.

The sufferer’s car crashed right into a silver Lincoln that spun and hit a blue Toyota. SAPD mentioned the silver Lincoln and Toyota had nothing to do with the shooting and had been solely making an attempt to get out of the way in which.

The driver of the silver Lincoln, Mario Quintana, mentioned he was driving to a close-by HEB to buy groceries for the week when the incident occurred. “Thank God the airbags deployed that’s what saved me,” Quintana mentioned.

Another driver, Justin Pickard, who was additionally hit heard gunshots from the suspect’s car cashing the stolen car. That driver took motion to be certain Quintana was okay after witnessing the crash. “I wanted to make sure before I called EMS to see what situation he was in,” Pickard mentioned.

Additionally, police had been informed there was a 3rd shooting sufferer, reported to be bleeding from his leg. However, police had been unable to find him.

Police additionally mentioned the sufferer’s car was a stolen car.

SAPD is looking for two suspects inside a silver car.

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