San Antonio man shot when gun accidentally discharges

SAN ANTONIO (KTSA News) — A south side resident is recovering after he was shot by a stray bullet while he was sleeping in his own apartment.

Police say it happened at The Landings at Brooks City Base Apartments on South New Braunfels at around 12:30 Tuesday morning.

23 year old Corey Rivera was asleep and felt a sharp pain in his left leg.

Turns out he was shot by a man in a neighboring apartment.

The gun owner was putting his weapon away and that’s when it fired by accident.

The bullet went through the wall and struck Rivera in the leg. He was brought to University Hospital in stable condition. The case remains under investigation.

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