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Published on March 04, 2024
Man Wounded in Leg During Road Rage Shooting at San Antonio Gas StationSource: Google Street View

A man was left bleeding after a bullet pierced his leg during a road rage confrontation turned shooting on the northwest side of this city, authorities reported late Saturday night.

The mayhem unfurled at a Valero gas station at the corner of Culebra and Bandera Roads, where the victim in his 30s was reportedly involved in a heated exchange just before 10:45 p.m. Despite having suffered a gunshot, the man managed to transport himself a short distance down the street to seek help, KENS 5 reported.

While the San Antonio Police hastened to the scene, the perpetrator had already fled. The search is on for the gunman, with police currently lacking a physical description of the suspect or his vehicle. Arriving officers found the wounded man and immediately rushed him to hospital, where he is said to be in stable condition.

The gunfire did not claim any other victims, embroiling only the two men in a peril right in the midst of a bustling intersection. The San Antonio Police Department is urging anyone with information about the shooter, who fired the shot, to step forward as the investigation continues.