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One dead in drive-by outside convenience store in East San Antonio

SAN ANTONIO (KTSA News) — San Antonio Police are investigating a fatal shooting outside a convenience store on the East side.

According to KSAT-12 , officers responded to the Circle K convenience store near the South W.W. White Road and East Houston Street intersection at around 4:15 A.M. Tuesday.

What police know at this point is that a man had gone into the store and someone in another vehicle pulled up and started shooting at his car.

The man ran out of the store and returned fire.

The original shooter sped away from the scene, stopping at Stella Apartments on Lord Road. That’s where he bailed out of the vehicle and ran off, leaving a passenger in the car.

The passenger who was hit by gunshots at the convenience store died a short time later.

Police are still looking for the driver and working to determine why he started shooting at the car at the store in the first place.

No names have been released.

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