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Man fatally shot during home invasion on East Side

February 8, 2019

An apartment resident was fatally shot Thursday morning during a home invasion on the East Side.

San Antonio Police Chief William McManus said they received a call for a shooting at about 10:30 a.m. at The Place at Commerce, 3136 East Commerce St.

Officers arrived to find a man, believed to be in his late 30s or early 40s, dead in the doorway.

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Police said it appears that the suspect broke into the apartment and immediately shot at the victim.

“No words were exchanged,” McManus said.

Investigators said there were other people inside the apartment but the man was the only one who was shot.

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“The individual wanted a person in that apartment,” McManus said.

The witnesses have since been interviewed by detectives.

“I’m confident that we will soon know the identity of that person,” McManus said.

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