San Antonio Police: Passerby on Highway 281 finds dead body, victim had been shot several times

SAN ANTONIO (KTSA News) — San Antonio police are investigating the shooting death of a man whose body was found just North of downtown Monday afternoon.

Officers were called to the Southbound lanes of Highway 281 between Hilderbrand and Basse at around 3:30 p.m. when a passerby spotted the body.

He had been shot several times and was pronounced dead at the scene.

Investigators found seven shell casings near the body.

Police say they believe the man was killed sometime late Sunday night of early Monday morning.

The victim’s identity hasn’t been released and police say they are investigating the death as a homicide.

This is a developing story and KTSA News will provide updates when new information is released.

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