Teen from San Antonio’s Southwest side shot while sitting in his backyard

SAN ANTONIO (KTSA News) — A teenager who was shot on San Antonio’s Southwest side is in the hospital.

fox 29 reports that police were called to a home in the 500 block of Kirk Place at around 11 P.M. Tuesday.

The 18 year old told the responding officers that he was sitting in his backyard with a friend when someone opened fire. He was hit one time in the arm. Police say the shot came from the direction of Highway 90, which runs close to the victim’s home.

He was brought to University Hospital and is expected to recover.

Police are still investigating.

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