SAPD: Man asleep inside house killed in apparent drive-by shooting on West Side

Shooting happened around 2:30 a.m. in 4600 block of Callaghan Road

SAN ANTONIO – One person is dead following an apparent drive-by shooting at a home on the city’s West Side early Thursday morning, according to San Antonio police.

The shooting happened around 2:30 a.m. at a home in the 4600 block of Callaghan Road, not far from Ingram Road and inside Loop 410.

According to police, an 18-year-old was asleep inside the house when he was struck in the back by gunfire. The teen was pronounced dead at the scene.

Police said the victim was found by his father. Officers discovered shell casings in the street. The house next door had also recently been targeted by a drive-by, authorities said.

The name of the teen killed has not been released. SAPD said they have no suspect information. A motive for the shooting is not currently known.

The San Antonio Police Department, the San Antonio Fire Department and EMS all answered the call.

The investigation is ongoing, police said.

*Note: A previous version of this story identified the victim as a man in his 30s, according to information obtained at the scene from police. The story has since been corrected.

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